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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
9AEJ_Peanut_butter.jpg Spreading The Bad News by LouiseSilk
One of my top five favorite foods is peanut butter and so I am shocked and horrified to watch this expanding recall of Sunland, Inc. raw and roasted peanuts and peanut related products linked to an...
FO4C_The_Real_Ai_Weiwei.jpg Ai Weiwei: According to What? by LouiseSilk
“This so-called contemporary art is not a form but a philosophy of society.”   Ai Weiwei is one of the world’s best-known living political artists as the eloquent critic of the oppressive Chinese r...
2CL9_Charles_Bukowski.jpg A Black Sparrow Laureate by LouiseSilk
Every once in a while, something pops up on facebook that seems interesting enough to pursue further. Such was the case with this quote by Charles Bukowski. Henry Charles Bukowsk i, August 16, 1920...
IN1W_mitt_romney_big_bird.jpg Bullies Never Win by LouiseSilk
Most commentaries of Wednesday night's presidential debate seem to thing Romney won but I’m here to say that in the long run, he will lose. He was obnoxious, aggressive, and dishonest. He distorted...
AHA2_censorship_banned_books.jpg Thank G-d for Books by LouiseSilk
Over the weekend, I read this fascinating excerpt from Salman Rushdie’s novel, Joseph Anton , in the New Yorker. Twenty-three years ago, The Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a death warrant forci...
Yavneh Minan of Flatbush Temporary In Jewish by LouiseSilk
Sukkot includes dwelling in a Sukkah ,  waving the Arba'ah Minin , the four species, the etrog (citron), lulav (palm frond), hadas (myrtle) and aravah (willow) and Ushpizin, welcoming our ancestors...
8CX8_IMG_3928.jpg Memories by LouiseSilk
Now-a-days everybody is documenting their lives via a smart phone.  It’s easy to take a photo on instagram or disseminate a thought by way of twitter . I remember when it was a really big deal for ...
My Family To Remember by LouiseSilk
Saying Yizkor is our Yom Kippur reflective moment to connect with the souls of our departed loved one. It is permissible to say Yizkor privately at home by lighting a memorial candle, saying a memo...
3IRO_Bob_Harper.jpg The New Skinny by LouiseSilk
How can you not love Bob Harper the enduring trainer on Biggest Loser? Here are his “skinny rules” from his book: The Skinny Rules: The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles for Getting to Thin 1.     D...
G5O2_IMG_0626_3.jpg Stop And Smell The Roses by LouiseSilk
This week I am a full-time Bubbe.