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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
9DNF_dolphin_earrings.JPG White Elephant Chanukah by LouiseSilk
What do a conch shell, handmade bags, folkart sculpture, autobot, old patched backpack, Harry Potter book series,  dolphin earrings, popbeads bracelet, antique picture frame, Be Here Now, bar schma...
2WED_Machine_1.jpg My Love Affair by LouiseSilk
I’ve been using the small straight stitch industrial sewing machine since Sarah was three months old. It is a fabulous machine with one exception. It is missing the one tool that every serious quil...
AXCW_signaturecard.jpg Busier Than A Dog-Walker In A Yard Full Of Cats by LouiseSilk
Things are heating up here at the loft as Sarah and I go into production for our first retail show: The HandMade Arcade listed in BuzzFeed as one of the Top 35 Indie Craft Fairs Everyone Needs to V...
7DQ3_Diwali.jpg Another Festival of Lights? by LouiseSilk
Tomorrow, millions of Hindus around the world will celebrate Diwali , The Festival of Lights. Diwali means rows of lighted lamps. Diwali commemorates the triumph of good over evil and signifies the...
AW35_My_Stella_circa1985.jpg The Original Shape Shifter by LouiseSilk
I am a long time fan of Frank Stella. His 60s paintings with their dynamic zig-zags, chevrons and half circles shapes filled with vibrating blocks of color seemed the perfect inspiration for a cont...
XF9_gates.jpg Growing Into Our True Fate by LouiseSilk
Try this: Close your eyes. Watch yourself breathe without trying to change your breath in any way. Accept it as it is. After a few moments, ask yourself, What is my true fate? You may feel a moment...
6MGD_braintour.jpg Peace Of Mind by LouiseSilk
My mother died of Alzheimer’s disease. It was such a depressing and debilitating disease for not only her but also everyone who loved her. I thought Julianne Moore did a fabulous job portraying Dr....
4M5N_Backward.jpeg Leadership by LouiseSilk
I owe you an apology. My time and interest in this blog has decreased greatly this fall. Not to make excuses but I’ve been very preoccupied. First, is the election of board members for my condo ass...
4EJR_ursula_quote.jpg Happy Birthday, Ursula by LouiseSilk
Novelist Ursula Kroeber Le Guin turns 86 today.  In her words: It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end. When you light a candle, you also cast a s...
IWKW_Tashlich.jpg Continuous Change by LouiseSilk
Growth happens in two manners: in qualities, which we can call stages, and in quantities....Our world view, our consciousness itself, is completely different from what it was in the previous stage....