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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
9AIT_jizo_red_hats.jpg Make Room For More Happiness by LouiseSilk
When it comes to finding happiness , there is help with Rick Hanson ’s new book, Hardwiring Happiness .   Our brains hold negativity making us more efficient at learning from negative experience an...
JAMF_Pussy_Riot.jpg Occupy Red Square- Please by LouiseSilk
Russia is up to its old tricks, again.   We remember well when we had to save thousands of Jews from this semi-presidential republic that does no allow for any individual practices or beliefs.   No...
9RTR_polar_vortex1.jpg Bundle Up, It’s Cold Outside by LouiseSilk
Here is the situation:   During the winter, a polar vortex of low pressure of very cold temperatures spins above the North Pole. Moving at about 100 mph keeps the cold air locked in the Arctic. Whe...
951Q_jewish_ww2_armband.jpg A Jewish Odyssey by LouiseSilk
The Jewish State does not resemble any other nation. What this nation has to offer is not security or well-being or peace of mind. What this nation has to offer is the intensity of living on the ed...
GOUS_Tent_of_Protection.jpeg Best Books of 2013 by LouiseSilk
This time of the year there are lots of interesting lists for reading suggestions: the Times: 10 Best Books or 100 Notable Books or this list from NPR or Goodreads people choice awards .   Here are...
9ENL_photo.JPG LOVE by LouiseSilk
Robert Indiana wasn’t thinking about the love culture of the 60s when he made his iconic image. The word was connected to his childhood experiences attending a Christian Science church, where the o...
9KEX_Adelle_Davis_Books.jpg Eating Right, Keeping Fit by LouiseSilk
My disillusionment over the value of vitamin supplements can be traced to Adelle Davis’s death in 1974. In my youth, I used her book Let's Eat Right to Keep Fit as my nutrition bible until her sudd...
L06V_security.jpg Trust Issues by LouiseSilk
I had the unfortunate experience of having my school email hacked. Can you imagine trying to process final grades and finding 200,000 emails in my in box- not one of them from a student? The havoc ...
FPY7_McCain_2008.jpg Moving On? by LouiseSilk
Great thought provoking article about John McCain in the New York Times Magazine . One of his favorite phrases is: Can’t we move on to something else.   It seems to me when you fail as miserably as...
8UC2_AsSeenON.jpg Common Sense Media by LouiseSilk
My soon to be 7 year old granddaughter loves princesses . That’s why I was pleased to find Common Sense Media to help me locate the best age-appropriate movies, games, websites and even apps for ev...