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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
AJED_obos_cover.jpg Happy International Woman’s Day by LouiseSilk
In 1969, a group of women began meeting in the Boston area to discuss women's health issues. A year later they published a 138-page newsprint booklet that we sold in my collective at the Chicago Wo...
2BCA_memorial.jpg Know Your Roots by LouiseSilk
The Root Family is renown for its loving inclusive in-gatherings. Being married to Steve Root makes me a card-carrying member of the Root Family but that’s one of the especially unique things about...
KCIK_NadiLocations.jpg Ida and Pingala by LouiseSilk
A student asked the Indian poet Kabir, “Kabir, where is God?” He answered, “God is the breath within the breath.” Yoga Breathing or Pranayama , is the foundation of any yoga practice. This breath f...
4ABY_Brownies1.jpg Luscious Brownies by LouiseSilk
With the cooperation of last weekend’s weather, I had an easy trip out to New Jersey to visit my granddaughter’s brownie troop. I had agreed to do an introductory sewing experience for them and cre...
EKDB_elizabethswados.jpg Living And Dying by LouiseSilk
Another tough blog to write. This time the loss of a childhood friend. I’ve told you a bit about Liz from time to time in: A Person of Interest and this entry about her film currently available on ...
B5T1_Pema_Chodron.jpg Heart Opening Advice From A Master by LouiseSilk
“The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clea...
FQGG_quilting.jpeg I Thought I Knew You by LouiseSilk
Spending time quilting goes much easier when I listen to podcasts. I want to recommend particularly Act One of this edition of This American Life . It offers great insight into the far right and Do...
67F3_Ben_Root.jpg Benjamin Root by LouiseSilk
For those of you who read my last blog here is the obituary for my father-in-law . A memorial service will be held on Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. at the Residence at Weinberg Village, 300 JHF Drive in Pittsb...
9IFX_Ben_s_Quilt.JPG Goin' Home by LouiseSilk
This is a tough blog to write. I lost my biggest fan; the man who believed in me like non-other; my father-in-law; Benjamin Bar Mordecai v Sarah. He was ninety-six and living a good life at Weinber...
JAMW_palliative_care.jpg Living and Dying by LouiseSilk
There isn’t a one of us prepared and ready to die so when it does come upon us, it’s important to have resources. The best innovations in the medical field are palliative and hospice care. The pall...