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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
JZIK_Holocaust_Memorial.jpg All Boxed In by LouiseSilk
I first saw Rachel Whitehead’s work in the Carnegie International. They were dressers filled with concrete- very heavy- very powerful. She also did a Holocaust Memoria l, a brutally stark inverted ...
HCZS_NMM.jpg No More Meltdowns by LouiseSilk
Having all of the family together for the holidays often becomes pretty challenging with special need adults who are  socially limited and prone to escalating negative emotional reactions called me...
69G5__Tent_of_Protection_Cover.jpeg Calling All Book Groups by LouiseSilk
Dear Book Groups, Book Lovers, Story Aficionados, Looking for something new and interesting? Consider my latest project, Tent of Protection . It is a fictional story inspired by my study of Rabbi o...
Zoe by Sarah Silk Being Human by LouiseSilk
If you can start the day without caffeine or pep pills, If you can be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can understand w...
3RG7_NORA_EPHRON_DEAD_71.jpg Questions Concerning Death by LouiseSilk
From Nora Ephron’s last chapter Considering the Alternative in the book I Feel Bad About My Neck: and Other Thoughts on Being a Woman . Do you splurge or do you hoard? Do you live everyday as if it...
ABUU_googlechametz.gif Another Year, Another Haggadah by LouiseSilk
Why is our family seder different from the one we had last year? Because each year we write our own haggadah based on a theme relevant to the day. In 2010, our theme was renewal and the year before...
2KRG_CELF.jpg Material Culture- Enough Already by LouiseSilk
Having discussed the joys of consumerism in the new eBay last Monday, I feel compelled to turn to the other side of the coin and point out an opinion in the NY Times by Graham Hill , the creator of...
My wok risotto I Love My Wok by LouiseSilk
I’m not much of a cook but I love to eat.  Because I prefer to use my time stitching, I’m always on the lookout for simple easy food preparations that taste great. This brings me to my favorite kit...
6C18_ein.jpg Joy Opens Hearts; Removes Fears, Instills Hope, and Fosters Healing by LouiseSilk
To find joy : Be Clear. Enjoy the process. Live out of your comfort zone. Don’t hold back. Dream big. Create adventure. Be passionate. Work hard. Stay calm. Be kind, generous and compassionate (inc...
E5WC_ebay_new_logo.jpg Catching The Eye by LouiseSilk
I love to walk around the South Side and window shop. It’s fun to find something that catches my eye and makes me want to explore it further. That’s why I love Pinterest ; exciting photos lead you ...