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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
JETO_SimpleLife.jpg Part I: Essential Practices for the New Year by LouiseSilk
1. Breathe deeply. 2. Embrace the wisdom of dreams. 3. Move your body freely. 4. Follow the thread. 5. Trust what you love. 6. Let the rhythms of nature be your guide. 7. Release what is no longer ...
5BWA_doghousediaries.jpg Before A Digital Life by LouiseSilk
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601Z_Journey_with_a_Step.jpg The Body Is Enlightnment by LouiseSilk
The Idea of self-improvement has reached a fevered pitch in our culture. But self-improvement is not the panacea for every ill. Some things can only be achieved by letting go of self-improvement an...
DC9G_ScaredofSarah.jpeg Person Vs. Identity by LouiseSilk
Yesterday, sitting in the talkback at the play Sacred of Sarah , where my daughter plays an autistic young adult, I heard something new to me: a debate as to which comes first: the person or the id...
C4IV_Gee_sBend.jpg The Quilters of Gee's Bend by LouiseSilk
Seems like that old river tied itself in a knot just to keep black folks there at Gee's Bend while time and fortune swept on by. And Master Pettway gave those folks his name, but stripped everythin...
9R2M_Gay_Mens_Chorus_Of_Los_Angeles_Chanukah_In_Santa_Monica.jpg The Best in Alternative Chanukah Songs by LouiseSilk
Enjoy two new favorites: Chanukah in Santa Monica Adam Sandler Chanukah Part 4 Chag Chanuka Sameach
9DNF_dolphin_earrings.JPG White Elephant Chanukah by LouiseSilk
What do a conch shell, handmade bags, folkart sculpture, autobot, old patched backpack, Harry Potter book series,  dolphin earrings, popbeads bracelet, antique picture frame, Be Here Now, bar schma...
2WED_Machine_1.jpg My Love Affair by LouiseSilk
I’ve been using the small straight stitch industrial sewing machine since Sarah was three months old. It is a fabulous machine with one exception. It is missing the one tool that every serious quil...
AXCW_signaturecard.jpg Busier Than A Dog-Walker In A Yard Full Of Cats by LouiseSilk
Things are heating up here at the loft as Sarah and I go into production for our first retail show: The HandMade Arcade listed in BuzzFeed as one of the Top 35 Indie Craft Fairs Everyone Needs to V...
7DQ3_Diwali.jpg Another Festival of Lights? by LouiseSilk
Tomorrow, millions of Hindus around the world will celebrate Diwali , The Festival of Lights. Diwali means rows of lighted lamps. Diwali commemorates the triumph of good over evil and signifies the...