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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
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...
GOE6_mystic_ill.jpeg Yesod In Tiferet by LouiseSilk
Today is the twentieth day, making two weeks and six days of the Omer : Yesod , the longing to connect in Tiferet, the acceptance of all; the foundation of compassion; the deepest connection to ful...
8L02_protect_innocent.jpeg Protect the Innocent by LouiseSilk
What a disheartening day I had yesterday. The New York Times greeted me with continuing stories of Trump's bigotry and his fight of the day with Elizabeth Warren. Driving in the car, I listening to...
Trees 1991 Up To My Old Tricks by LouiseSilk
Twenty-five years ago, I did the biggest commission on my career: 19 Quilts for Woodside Place; part of Presbyterian Senior Care in Oakmont. The purpose of the quilts was to guide Alzheimer’s resid...
62VV_today.jpeg Email Debt Forgiveness Day by LouiseSilk
Email Debt Forgiveness Day is the day when you are allowed to respond with no shame or embarrassment to old emails that have been sitting in your inbox for weeks or months or even years. You don't ...
5Q0W_chinese_proverb_heart.jpg Wisdom According To Confucius by LouiseSilk
I am inspired to collect these Confucius quotes while reading The Pakh: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About The Good Life.  Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every ...
KGOX_fullmoonin_scorpio.jpeg Full Moon in Scorpio by LouiseSilk
Passover always begins on the full moon. This time it’s a full moon in Scorpio, a chart denied of any air signs. My astrological savvy friends tell me it’s a bit like a war zone. We feel an almost ...
8TOR_freedom_seder_69_.jpg Freedom Seder by LouiseSilk
Probably, there is no bigger innovation in Jewish practice, than The Freedom Seder . It happened in 1969, on the anniversary of King's death, when 800 people gathered in the basement of Lincoln Tem...
4EDR_Sarah_Silk__Rose___John_Steffenauer__Sam_.jpg The Flick: A Review by LouiseSilk
I’ve seen it twice and have plans to go once more, so it is from actual experience that I can verify the worth of sitting through a three plus hour performance of the Flick at the Rep of Point Park...