Four Questions with Shirley Bluestein
THE FOUR QUESTIONS
Originally from Boston, MA, Shirley met Sam Bluestein here in St. Louis at his sister’s wedding. Celebrating their 68th year of marriage, they reared 4 children and have 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
1. Who is your favorite Torah personality and why?
A. “Moses. He was a humble man with the enormous task of leading our ancestors out of Egypt, and caretaking them for 40 years.”
2. What is your favorite snack food?
A. “Grapes. Green. (shaken, not stirred, optional).”
3. What are three words you use to describe yourself?
A. “Grateful. Caring. Empathic. (And, warm-hearted!)”
4. What inspires you?
A: “Sam, my kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids!”