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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
I8U1_Be_Happy.jpg ☺ ☺ ☺ Be Happy ☺ ☺ ☺ by LouiseSilk
There have been many articles and talks about how to find happiness. I’m feeling pretty competent in the happiness category right now so I’m going to give the short list of what works from my exper...
9UGS_Lavender.jpg Smell The Lavender by LouiseSilk
If you have any desire to see the essence of beauty, take a trip to Paris and Provence. If you want to see lavender and sunflowers in full bloom –July is the right month. Paris is beautiful any tim...
GSCK_SummerQuiltfor_Bubbe.jpg The True Quilter Self by LouiseSilk
Getting ready for a vacation creates lots of work- laundry, packing, bill paying, creating itineraries, finishing outstanding commissions, record keeping, sorting out volunteer responsibilities, he...
J8X6_Walking_The_Dog.jpg Walk The Dog by LouiseSilk
Afterword from Walk The Dog by Elizabeth Swados The singular book you hold in your hands is the final work of Liz Swados-a trusted girlfriend, a whirlwind of ideas who always took my imagination pa...
C4DQ_SmartCityChallengeFinalistsMap.jpg Pittsburgh Our Not Quite Smart-Enough City by LouiseSilk
The US has chosen its city of the future. It's not in Silicon Valley or New York and it beat out six other finalists including us: Austin, Denver, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Portland, and San Francis...
FRST_Summer_Solstice_Blessing.jpg The First Day Of Summer by LouiseSilk
This year, the June Solstice, the precise time when the sun attains its northernmost position in our sky, arrives tonight at 6:34 p.m. In addition this year, the June Strawberry Moon will be rising...
2SJO_Omer_Calendar.jpg Tzohar Seminary by LouiseSilk
If you want to see something really special, make your way to the second floor of the JCC Robinson Building at the JCC this Sunday from 1:00-5:30 pm for The Tzohar Seminary’s exhibition of student ...
BNM5_Hillary.jpeg Subject: Hillary is coming to Pittsburgh on Tuesday -- and you should be there! by LouiseSilk
At a Pennsylvania Democratic Party event in Pittsburgh, Hillary Clinton will discuss her vision for an America that is stronger when it is united and lay out what is at stake for families in the No...
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...