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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
3IZV_jennierunkblacksuit.jpg It’s About Time Zaftig Is Beautiful by LouiseSilk
Jennie Runk is the lead model for this year’s H&M swimwear ad campaign. She is 24, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and wears size 12 or 14. Robyn Lawley , 6'2" and size 12, is Ralph Lauren’s newest model. ...
IGLB_green_teapot.jpg Green Tea?? by LouiseSilk
Americans drink nearly 10 billion servings of green tea each year mostly fueled by research linking the antioxidant EGCG, one of a group of catechins , to benefits of weight loss and cancer prevent...
5RJ1_stopthetempo.jpg Youth In Action by LouiseSilk
I’m off to the Big Apple to see daughter, Sarah , perform in Stop the Tempo at Arlene’s Grocery and friend, Ginger ’s installation, An Army of Lovers Cannot Fail at the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth ...
FIYI_humza.jpg I Can’t Get My Head Around It by LouiseSilk
The person I respect the most in the book art world is Arthur Jaffe . So when he put out a call to support his new venture, Stories on the Skin: Tattoo Culture at FAU , I donated to his kickstarter...
2349_JeanStapleton.jpg In Memory of Jean Stapleton by LouiseSilk
She’s always where she is.   Norman Lear   I’ll always be a fan. For more about Jean and All in the Family go to my It’s All In The Family Post on Friday, September 16th, 2011.
Jane Haskell Be The Light by LouiseSilk
When we protect ourselves so we won’t feel pain, that protection becomes like armor, like armor that imprisons the softness of the heart. Pema Chodron The loving-kindness metta meditation reduces a...
784B_Rainbow.jpg The Amazing Adventure of Steve and Louise by LouiseSilk
We have returned from Portland with an amazing adventure under our belts. Beauty abounds in Washington Park with its arboretum, rose garden and Japanese garden; innovative nourishing foods found fr...
GEEK_Impeach_Nixon.jpg Watergate Revisited by LouiseSilk
One day when my son was around sixteen (He’s in his thirties now), while working in my studio side-by-side as was our custom back then asked, “So, what is Watergate anyway?” Where to begin? Here we...
49N2_breast_cancer1.jpg The Secret of Light Matzah Balls by LouiseSilk
There are lots of opinions flying around about Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy, but in the end, this is another one of those medical actions that are rightly decided between a...