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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
67F3_Ben_Root.jpg Benjamin Root by LouiseSilk
For those of you who read my last blog here is the obituary for my father-in-law . A memorial service will be held on Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. at the Residence at Weinberg Village, 300 JHF Drive in Pittsb...
9IFX_Ben_s_Quilt.JPG Goin' Home by LouiseSilk
This is a tough blog to write. I lost my biggest fan; the man who believed in me like non-other; my father-in-law; Benjamin Bar Mordecai v Sarah. He was ninety-six and living a good life at Weinber...
JAMW_palliative_care.jpg Living and Dying by LouiseSilk
There isn’t a one of us prepared and ready to die so when it does come upon us, it’s important to have resources. The best innovations in the medical field are palliative and hospice care. The pall...
2R56_justice.jpg Who Killed Theresa Halbach? by LouiseSilk
I’ve been staying up late the last couple nights hooked on the Netflix documentary series: Making a Murderer . It shouldn't be as engrossing as it is. It's a little flat, has way too much courtroom...
FIB7_Bubbe_by_Maya.jpg Baby Alive Goes Green by LouiseSilk
I’m always looking to buy something for my granddaughters that is useful and needed or wanted instead of something unsolicited and useless. One time it was raincoats, another time it was fish tank ...
JR43_NewGlory.jpg The State of Our Union by LouiseSilk
That was the Obama I know and love: the one that stood confidently in front of us on Tuesday night duty-binding us to become our higher selves; to cure cancer; to end any and all forms of violence;...
HOBR_Bowie02.jpg In Memory of A Fashion Icon by LouiseSilk
“David Bowie was an absolute rock star . He transcended the eras, influencing them and sometimes even creating them, musically, intellectually, and as a human being. Personally, he inspired me by h...
FKSZ_budda_what_you_think.jpg Follow This Thinking by LouiseSilk
I began with this opinion in the NYTimes: Purity, Disgust and Donald Trump concluding that Trump’s success embodies irresolvable conflicts in our political system. What are those conflicts, how did...
77NO_restorative.jpg More Yoga by LouiseSilk
Dr. Loren M. Fishman , a physiatrist at Columbia University who specializes in rehabilitative medicine has been gathering evidence on yoga and bone health in elders: “Yoga’s side effects include be...