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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
5Y7Y_AWAKE_nyc_1928.jpg Awake by LouiseSilk
Autobiography of a Yogi , initially published in 1946, is required reading for all yogis. It is the life story of Paramahansa Yogananda, the man who brought yoga into the western world from India. ...
6LLS_Emerald_View_Trail.jpg Pittsburgh’s Newest View by LouiseSilk
Pittsburghers and visitors, do I have a treat for you? Yes, it’s our newest regional park: Emerald View Park . Located on the cliffs of Mt Washington in the neighborhoods of Duquesne Heights, Mount...
KPFV_Super_Moon.jpg Don’t Miss This Super Moon by LouiseSilk
This evening at 8:11 pm the full moon of the autumn equinox will start darkening until around 10:00 when it is completely shaded by the Earth’s shadow. This happens when the Earth is positioned pre...
ELPT_its_not_what_you_look_at.jpg A New Bottom Line by LouiseSilk
The interfaith advocacy arm of Tikkun magazine called The Network of Spiritual Progressives seeks to transform our materialist and corporate-dominated society into a caring society through consciou...
CEJQ_Aleppo_Codex_Joshua_1_1.jpg Great Reading for The Days of Awe by LouiseSilk
The Aleppo Codex: In Pursuit of One of the World's Most Coveted, Sacred, and Mysterious Books opens a treasure box of history mystery, and conspiracy. Created around 930, The Aleppo Codex is a the ...
8O79_BecomeWhatYou_Believe.jpg Counting Down by LouiseSilk
We have lit the candles; we have said the blessings; we have read from the Torah; we have heard the shofar; we have dipped round challah and apples in honey; we have had a festive meal; we have thr...
CN3A_remember.jpg What We Can Do Today To Honor Our Loss by LouiseSilk
Embrace the day. Live with purpose, determination, optimism and compassion. Discard petty rivalries, forgive others, and let go of hatred. Show respect and demonstrate human decency to every person...
AQG0_Fraud.jpg Satan’s Credit Card by LouiseSilk
I spent one hour on the phone just now, trying to close my Macy’s Credit Card account. As ridiculous as it might seem; this is the fourth time I have done this. It all started when I fell prey to t...
F8CP_marriagerights.jpg Contempt by LouiseSilk
Generally, I’m not one to comment on this kind of nonsense, but it’s gotten such public attention that I can’t help myself. To the Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses for s...
9C76_Pgh_Family.jpeg How Do Families Get By? by LouiseSilk
I look at the young families today and wonder how they are getting by with all of the additional expenses of raising children today. Looking at the newest results from The Economic Policy Institute...