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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
9CYQ_Museum.jpg Remembering How They Lived by LouiseSilk
Having been in Warsaw in 2005, I had no desire to re-visit. This week’s opening of the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews makes me reconsider.     Jewish Polish history dates back to the 10th...
1AA3_EarthDay.jpg Hug The Earth by LouiseSilk
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. Mahatma Gandhi   Thinking about the crazy weather we had this spring makes me consider the serious nature of global war...
DXR6_suspect.jpg You Will Be Found by LouiseSilk
The first suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is dead, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, a Chechen , legally living in the US. The surviving suspect is Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev , 19, his brother.
IMBK_Wright.jpg The Lasting Effects of a Philanthropist and an Artist by LouiseSilk
Fallingwater Rising , written by our local historian Franklin Toker , is the complete unabridged version of everything one ever thought to ask about the making of the most famous house of the twent...
ESUX_fit_man_and_woman.jpg What When Why How Where by LouiseSilk
I had a free introduction to personal training yesterday at the LA Fitness. Here is some of what I learned:   Strength training should be 50% of any exercise routine. Good nutrition and sufficient ...
33FP_IMG_1070.jpg Spring- Finally by LouiseSilk

Mitumba The Clothing Life Cycle by LouiseSilk
Our economic growth depends on the continual marketing of new products. Every season we buy something new and caste off something old. According to the EPA Office of Solid Waste, Americans throw aw...
9270_Buddah_Birthday.jpg It’s Buddah’s Birthday by LouiseSilk
The  moment you see how important it is to love yourself, you will stop making others suffer. Buddah   The Buddah’s Smile: A guided Reflection by Tara Brach , Pg. 96 in True Refuge.   Close your ey...
EG18_new_quilt_top.jpg The Blogging Search by LouiseSilk
I never know how my blogging topics will appear to me. This morning I didn’t have anything particular ready so I began my basic search.   I begin with my email. Today there were two interesting thi...
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 ...