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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
BET9_Louise_Bourgeois.jpg In The Process Of Seeing by LouiseSilk
a photograph is not an opinion. Or is it? Susan Sontag It’s useful to remember that things are happening right in front of you… you don’t have to complicate the situation. You can take what is give...
Early, early work The Hard Drive by LouiseSilk
For the past year or so, my computer has been crashing. I’ll be right in the middle of something and these white and gray lines take over the screen and there is nothing to do but to lose whatever ...
8SAL_Evan_and_Sarah.jpg A Modern Quilting Bee by LouiseSilk
In olden days, on farms and ranches of the Middle and Far West creating a quilt top, whether pieced, applique, or embroidery, was usually a solitary activity. Women constructed their quilt tops dur...
KE9A_GS.jpg A Whole New Braddock by LouiseSilk
I’ve been going to Braddock for over six years now- mostly to participate in events organized by my stepdaughter, Dana . Each time I shake my head in the wonder of how she ended up there and rememb...
IIK0_shells.jpg Secret #5: The Cause of Suffering is Unreality by LouiseSilk
The steps that lead to suffering: Overlooking actual facts Adopting a negative perception Getting lost in the pain without looking for a way out Comparing yourself to others Cementing the suffering...
9KPM_gloriasteinem_ripeoldrage.jpg Does Age Matter? by LouiseSilk
Matures: Born on or before 1945, Matures lived through the Depression and WWII, events that marked all who lived through the 30s and 40 with an outlook of uncertainty. Matures are happy to contribu...
DNBI_betterthanIKEAbluebag.JPG Introducing Our Better Than The Swedish Furniture Retailer’s Blue Bag by LouiseSilk
Top Ten Reasons I Love Our Better Than The Swedish Furniture Retailer’s Blue Bag 10.  I love IKEA’s idea of a hold-everything bag but I hate blue plastic. 9. It has two kind of handles- making it v...
AMUU_Plutchik_wheel_emotions.jpeg Anxiety? by LouiseSilk
You’d think a soon to be 65 year old would be able to easily identify her range of emotions, but like anything, I’m a work in progress. During a discussion this week, I realized how limited I am in...
8YW4_DavidLetterman.jpg Thanks For The Memories by LouiseSilk
By pure luck, I happened upon the David Letterman Prime Time Special last night. What a treasure. David is to my generation what Johnny was to my parents. Although, I haven’t watched him in years, ...
2IB1_hands1.jpg If It’s Not The Feet, It’s The Hands by LouiseSilk
My brother was just complaining that with his arthritis he can hardly grip his golf clubs. I, myself, have been experiencing pain in my thumbs . Last week, I talked about feet and now it’s time to ...