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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
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.
G9SQ_Run_to_the_wall.jpg Another Beginning Of Another Year by LouiseSilk
Do not do a spiritual practice as if your life depended upon it. Practice as if it is your life. Let it be empty. Let it be light. Let it be sweet. Let each moment be a mystery that brings you to t...
ED4A_Senseless_Protests.jpg Senseless Murder Must Stop by LouiseSilk
It is with profound sadness that I share the news of the death of four American personnel in Benghazi, Libya, yesterday. Among them were United States Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and Foreign ...
Who is the Real Romney? Will the real Black Swan please stand up? by LouiseSilk
I recently read another book that explains very clearly the overwhelming amount of historical evidence to prove that the republican proposal to fix the economy will not work. This has encouraged me...