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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
1MKC_My_Remake_Jacket.JPG My Own Kind Of Fashion Week by LouiseSilk
If you follow my blog you know I hate to love fashion week but here we are again another year, another season. This montage from the New York Times gives a nice overall gestalt of the event. Altern...
GK5G_Obama_on_Women.jpg Lots Of Reasons To LEAN-IN by LouiseSilk
Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, talks about her concept and the title of her book Lean In that explores the ways that women still struggle with success in the business world.  ...
H3J6_Green_Peace.jpg The Old Boys Network by LouiseSilk
Watch this film, Koch Brothers Exposed , and read this article Not Just The Koch Brothers , to understand how coal, oil and gas billionaires, Charles and David Koch use an extensive network of thin...
DRQ1_Dylan_Farrow.jpg Truth by LouiseSilk
The daughter of Mia Farrow, Dylan, spoke out about the abuse she suffered as a young child at the hands of Woody Allen. The post is horrifying. To my mind, when a person speaks out, we need to list...
JPD0_tattered_flag.jpg Is It Finally Time For The Solution? by LouiseSilk
I started the month reviewing this very great book: My Promised Land by Ari Shavit . It offers so much to ponder about Israel’s future.   I end the month with these two great opinions: one by Lawre...
3PLI_350_org.jpg The Answer is in Fossil Fuels by LouiseSilk
This weather is frightening! It doesn’t seem like global warming is the right term for frigid temperatures, but as I explained in an earlier blog , our current situation has resulted because everyt...
BL23_Judge_Ginsberg.jpg Roe VS Wade The 40th Anniversary by LouiseSilk
It feels like yesterday but it’s actually been 40 years since the landmark decision that declared a woman’s right to an abortion fell within the right to privacy protected by the Fourteenth Amendme...
DV2I_business_people.jpg Smart? by LouiseSilk

HWSR_Driedfruit.jpg The Full Moon of Shevat by LouiseSilk
When you see the full moon in the dead of winter, its time to celebrate the coming of spring, the growth of trees, and the ripening of fruit . Tu Bishvat was first described in the Mishna . In the ...
Port of Entry Celebrate Tu B’Shvat by LouiseSilk
Tonight is the New Year for trees. It has been celebrated since the Middle Ages. In the 1500s, Rabbi Yitzchak Luria of Safed instituted a Tu B’Shvat Seder to deepen the spiritual connection to our ...