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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
FRST_Summer_Solstice_Blessing.jpg The First Day Of Summer by LouiseSilk
This year, the June Solstice, the precise time when the sun attains its northernmost position in our sky, arrives tonight at 6:34 p.m. In addition this year, the June Strawberry Moon will be rising...
2SJO_Omer_Calendar.jpg Tzohar Seminary by LouiseSilk
If you want to see something really special, make your way to the second floor of the JCC Robinson Building at the JCC this Sunday from 1:00-5:30 pm for The Tzohar Seminary’s exhibition of student ...
BNM5_Hillary.jpeg Subject: Hillary is coming to Pittsburgh on Tuesday -- and you should be there! by LouiseSilk
At a Pennsylvania Democratic Party event in Pittsburgh, Hillary Clinton will discuss her vision for an America that is stronger when it is united and lay out what is at stake for families in the No...
9O54_bagels_montreal.jpg Vive le Québec libre by LouiseSilk
Highlights of our continuing trip through Canada: Both the Jean-Talon and Atwater Markets in Montreal Ming Tao Xuan Tea Shop Canal Post-Industrial Walk from the Atwater Market to the Saint Gabriel ...
ARS4_Niagra_On_The_Lake.jpg Oh Canada by LouiseSilk
Steve and I are working our way around Canada this week. We spend a night in idyllic Niagara-on-the-lake shopping, eating, walking and people watching. It really is like walking back to a simple fo...
EYTD_No7.JPG Boots #7 by LouiseSilk
The women’s moment supported my life-long decision to never wear makeup with one exception: under eye cream. Thinking back, I’ve been using one cream or another for my eyes since my twenties. I cam...
8RSA_states_of_undress.jpg States Of Undress by LouiseSilk
Initially I thought fashion might prove limiting in terms of subject matter, but what I found is that we were able to explore all avenues that we were interested in just through this lens. Hailey G...
EDVP_monval_expressway.jpg Whatever Happened To The MonValley Expressway? by LouiseSilk
I spend a lot of time on Carson Street and am always amazed at the number of big trucks that use it as a thoroughfare.  I decided to find out whatever happened to the MonValley Expressway that woul...
J3Q3_gilda_radner.jpg It's Always Something by LouiseSilk
I spend a lot of time at Our Clubhouse formally Gilda’s Club. The walls are lined with great posters of Gilda Radner displaying her fabulous spirit. She died on this date in 1989 from ovarian cance...
EKTI_EatDirt.jpg Eat Dirt by LouiseSilk
In his book with such an engaging title, Eat Dirt, Dr. Axe proves how over 75% of us, have a litany of ailments, including chronic inflammation, allergies, autoimmune diseases, hypothyroidism, adre...