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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
KU6F_6_word_example.jpg An Oxymoron When It Comes To Jews by LouiseSilk
Legend has it Ernest Hemingway bet a group of friends that he could tell a story using only six words. He grabbed the nearest napkin and wrote: For sale: baby shoes, never worn. He won the bet. The...
AFZ6_Our_Teacher_Training.jpg The Yogi’s Life Of Constant Change by LouiseSilk
It’s been a long time since I mentioned my yoga practice but as with all things it’s path is quite unpredictable. I now have 200 hours of teacher training under my belt and have been certified to t...
J35R_Veggie_Burgers.jpg Bad News For Us Fast Food Vegetarians by LouiseSilk
I just learned that my favorite fast food: The Boca Burger is not healthy! How could that be? Because Boca Burgers are made from soybeans bathed in a product called hexane. Hexane extracts the oil ...
9CD1_Nadine_Gordimer.jpg A Writer’s Wisdom by LouiseSilk
The process of writing fiction is totally unconscious. It comes from what you are learning, as you live, from within. For me, all writing is a process of discovery. We are looking for the meaning o...
4OA_rock_balance.jpg One Of A Kind by LouiseSilk
(JTA) — Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi , the father of the Jewish Renewal movement, has died at age 89. A maverick rabbi from an Orthodox background who spent time in the Chabad-Lubavitch movement,...
AQN4_Lots_of_remnants.jpg Hoarding by LouiseSilk
Hoarding: the acquisition of, and failure to discard, possessions which appear to be useless or of limited value. Frost and Gross 1993 I was catching up with an old fiber friend recently and told h...
8XDA_P1050050.JPG Steve's Garden 2014 by LouiseSilk

1T6W_justice.jpg Buyer Beware by LouiseSilk
I knew something was fishy the one (and only) time I walked into a Hobby Lobby. The sign in the window said something like: we close on Sunday so that our employees can rest. Since when does a reta...
7537_Warrior.jpg Be Impeccable by LouiseSilk
Impeccability begins with a single act that has to be deliberate, precise and sustained. If that act is repeated long enough, one acquires a sense of unbending intent which can be applied to anythi...
208H_Alexander_Technique.jpg Who, What, Why Alexander? by LouiseSilk
Frederick Matthias Alexander (1869-1955) was a Shakespearean actor with chronically voice problems that challenged his career. When doctors found nothing wrong, he went through years of rigorous se...