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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
5BL4_haveagoodone.jpg Have A Good One by LouiseSilk
have a good one is something you say to someone you don't know at all or you don't want to know at all. A bs way to avoid talking anymore. There's no thought put into what you actually want the per...
Image from "On Being" Restoring The Body by LouiseSilk
Trauma really does confront you with the best and the worst. You see the horrendous things that people do to each other, but you also see resiliency, the power of love, the power of caring, the pow...
Jane Lotter's pin Dying With Dignity by LouiseSilk
One of the few advantages of dying from Grade 3, Stage IIIC endometrial cancer, recurrent and metastasized to the liver and abdomen, is that you have time to write your own obituary. (The other adv...
A9V4_apple_a_day.jpeg An Apple A Day by LouiseSilk
The Boston New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center addresses obesity through research that explains how fast food causes weight gain in adolescents, how reducing sugary beverages causes we...
2BLE_froebel_gifts.jpg Play by LouiseSilk
While, here in Michigan with my granddaughters, someone sent me this TED talk about two sisters who are teaching through crochet.   They lead me to the first organized early-childhood educational m...
FHN8_the_gatekeepers_movie.jpg The Gatekeepers by LouiseSilk
I finally watched the documentary, The Gatekeepers , about the Israeli Shin Bet. It was nominated for best documentary for last year’s Academy Awards.   The Shin Bet is Israel’s internal security a...
3T6Z_YogaYingYang.jpg Yin and Yang by LouiseSilk
I had an aha moment this week with my ongoing struggle to establish a respectable yoga practice where I am gratefully listening to my body and following my breath.   Taoist yoga teacher, Paulie Zin...
DZAA_income_inequality.jpg What Middle Class? by LouiseSilk
Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.   While Obama is trying to figure out our economics , an Associated Press...
D6CG_drumming.jpg One Sound Leads To Another by LouiseSilk
Exploring some forms of sound energy brought me to Layne Redmond and her monumental work on women’s drumming.   We can go back to the original biblical image after the Israelites escape from Pharao...
2S19_yahrzeit.jpg Blessing The Space Between by LouiseSilk
In the memory of my father whose yahrzeit falls on Tu B’Av : May the presence and the power of the spirit surround, support, and guide us and keep us safe. May we remember the deep love we have for...