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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
9O54_bagels_montreal.jpg Vive le Québec libre by LouiseSilk
Highlights of our continuing trip through Canada: Both the Jean-Talon and Atwater Markets in Montreal Ming Tao Xuan Tea Shop Canal Post-Industrial Walk from the Atwater Market to the Saint Gabriel ...
ARS4_Niagra_On_The_Lake.jpg Oh Canada by LouiseSilk
Steve and I are working our way around Canada this week. We spend a night in idyllic Niagara-on-the-lake shopping, eating, walking and people watching. It really is like walking back to a simple fo...
EYTD_No7.JPG Boots #7 by LouiseSilk
The women’s moment supported my life-long decision to never wear makeup with one exception: under eye cream. Thinking back, I’ve been using one cream or another for my eyes since my twenties. I cam...
8RSA_states_of_undress.jpg States Of Undress by LouiseSilk
Initially I thought fashion might prove limiting in terms of subject matter, but what I found is that we were able to explore all avenues that we were interested in just through this lens. Hailey G...
EDVP_monval_expressway.jpg Whatever Happened To The MonValley Expressway? by LouiseSilk
I spend a lot of time on Carson Street and am always amazed at the number of big trucks that use it as a thoroughfare.  I decided to find out whatever happened to the MonValley Expressway that woul...
J3Q3_gilda_radner.jpg It's Always Something by LouiseSilk
I spend a lot of time at Our Clubhouse formally Gilda’s Club. The walls are lined with great posters of Gilda Radner displaying her fabulous spirit. She died on this date in 1989 from ovarian cance...
EKTI_EatDirt.jpg Eat Dirt by LouiseSilk
In his book with such an engaging title, Eat Dirt, Dr. Axe proves how over 75% of us, have a litany of ailments, including chronic inflammation, allergies, autoimmune diseases, hypothyroidism, adre...
GOE6_mystic_ill.jpeg Yesod In Tiferet by LouiseSilk
Today is the twentieth day, making two weeks and six days of the Omer : Yesod , the longing to connect in Tiferet, the acceptance of all; the foundation of compassion; the deepest connection to ful...
8L02_protect_innocent.jpeg Protect the Innocent by LouiseSilk
What a disheartening day I had yesterday. The New York Times greeted me with continuing stories of Trump's bigotry and his fight of the day with Elizabeth Warren. Driving in the car, I listening to...
Trees 1991 Up To My Old Tricks by LouiseSilk
Twenty-five years ago, I did the biggest commission on my career: 19 Quilts for Woodside Place; part of Presbyterian Senior Care in Oakmont. The purpose of the quilts was to guide Alzheimer’s resid...