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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
Working in the Gallery Update on A Work In Progress by LouiseSilk
As reported earlier , I will be having the exhibit BubbeWisdom: Faith, Belief, Practice from January 19-April 17, 2015 at the American Jewish Museum of the Jewish Community Center in January. I hav...
V2V_walking_to_Magee.jpg Once A Year-Like Clock Work by LouiseSilk
Being a breast cancer survivor means enduring a regular diagnostic mammogram every year. That’s what I did on Tuesday marking our last beautiful day of the fall of 2014.  The best part of the day w...
1CTT_mundel_bread.jpg Encore Performance: Sadye's Mundel Bread by LouiseSilk
Sadye Shapiro’s, most coveted mundel bread recipe Cream together: Stick of margarine or butter and 1 Cup Sugar Add: 5 eggs and beat Add: 3 Cups unsifted flour 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp...
DZLG_only_this.jpg About Activation, Physicality, Passion and Intensity by LouiseSilk
My dreams are usually of the frustration variety. I am trying hard to go or do something and hard as I try, I can’t seem to resolve it. Every once in a great while I have the kind of dream where I ...
4VM5_sewing.jpg Simple Solutions To Complex Problems by LouiseSilk
Since the invention of the first working sewing machine in 1790, sewing machines have consistently grown in use and function. Most of us remember olden-days when a relative made all of the family’s...
E53J_PoppinPopcorn.jpg Popcorn-Yum by LouiseSilk
I haven’t found very many reasons to go out to the movies of late. The last time we went, there were only three of us in the theater and the price, not to mention the flavor, of the popcorn was sho...
8DNL_bird_oil_spill.jpg Out Of Sight Out Of Mind by LouiseSilk
I am back from New Jersey where the gas prices are significantly cheaper- sometimes even under $3.00. We mistakenly take this as good news- less money out of our pockets- but it’s one of those age-...
JT09_Bubbe_s_Child_Tent.jpg The Excitement of Working Life by LouiseSilk
There is so much going on in my studio these days: it's hard to know where to look. There are the quilts being developed for my show this January at the American Jewish Museum , including a tent fo...
ENHF_Run_the_day.jpg Never Go Back by LouiseSilk
I’m known for the fact that I hate to backtrack. It is an intuitive thing for me- it simply seems like a waste of time. Well, I finally found the book that explains the why behind the idea: Never G...
H5P8_Have_it_all.jpeg Tools To Elevate Mind and Spirit by LouiseSilk
Exercise Regularly to release endorphins, strengthen your immune system and give yourself a general sense of physical confidence and wellbeing. Meditate- Take a few minutes to sit still, listen to ...