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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
KCAP_patriot_day.jpg Patriot Day by LouiseSilk
People my age remember all too well both where they heard the JFK was shot and how they experienced Nine-Eleven . Here we are twelve years later with Patriot Day, the official day of remembrance, m...
6F0N_Fashion_Week.jpg Hate To Love Fashion Week by LouiseSilk
I have a love-hate relationship with Fashion Week . It’s nice to see what the designers are creating, but it perpetuates things I despise like the non-function of high-heeled shoes as one small exa...
AHFG_rosh_hashanah.jpg L'Shanah Tovah by LouiseSilk
As Jewish tradition teaches us, we may not complete the work, but that must never keep us from trying.  In that spirit, Michelle and I wish you, your families, and all who celebrate Rosh Hashanah a...
A53Y_Minimum_Wage.jpg Labor Day 2013 by LouiseSilk
A growing number of fast food workers are not teenagers, but adults trying to support families and these workers staged walkouts in 50 cities (but not Pittsburgh) last Thursday demanding a $15.00 m...
BMO0_obamacare1.jpg Enough Of This Nonsense: It’s Time To Make It Work by LouiseSilk
Majority oppose GOP plan to defund Obamacare, poll finds Study: Obamacare rate concerns 'overblown' President gearing up for major new Obamacare push
CAYJ_Warrior.jpg Elder Belly by LouiseSilk
One of my pet peeves while gazing at my warrior pose in the mirror while practicing yoga is the additional awareness of the width and breath of my belly. Ugh!   That settling in my midsection is a ...
5E0K_newday.jpg Intervention by LouiseSilk
Thinking back, most of us can remember a time when a teacher, friend, or set of circumstances impressed us in a seminal way altering how we understood ourselves. Moments like these constitute turni...
477T_Postage_Stamp.jpg We Have Come A Long Way by LouiseSilk
We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men and women are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and th...
9TTG_IMG_1444.jpg A Blue Moon by LouiseSilk
A Blue Moon is when one of the four seasons contains four full moons instead of the usual three. Maine Farmers' Almanac August 1937  
DUUA_jewish_barbie1.jpg It’s definitely NOT Good For The Jews by LouiseSilk
I have never had any interest in the Bravo series on the real housewives of wherever. It is caddy, empty, embarrassing behavior that should in no way be encouraged or praised.   But wait, now there...