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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
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...
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...
Once Useless Tomato Skins Things Like This Give Me Hope by LouiseSilk
“Although we are in the very early stages of research, and many questions remain, we are excited about the possibilities this could produce for both Heinz and Ford, and the advancement of sustainab...
KZ4A_singing_in_the_rain.jpeg Films Not To Be Missed by LouiseSilk
I saw a fascinating documentary at Filmmakers recently and that got me looking at their list of previously shown films, which got me to getting hold of and watching a great many of them. As with an...
FADQ_Tanning_Bed_Infograph.jpeg Sun Worship by LouiseSilk
This year I had a small basal cell skin cancer removed from my leg and simultaneously my sister-in-law had one removed from her face.   In both cases, the doctors informed us that the cancers were ...
7EB1_Heart_Falls.jpg Standing at Sinai 5774 by LouiseSilk
The essence of Shavuot is revelation not of one leader, or an elite authoritative group, but that found within each of us as members of the community. Revelation’s authenticity is the authenticity ...
KUTY_catalog_choice.jpg Catalogs??? by LouiseSilk
In this digital age, print catalogs waste a lot of paper, but companies continue to use them as a basic marketing tool because they work. Over 12.5 billion catalogs were mailed last year resulting ...