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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
BEFK_jewish_prayer_girl.jpg Chag Ha Banot The Festival of the Daughters by LouiseSilk
On the new moon of Tevet, the seventh night of Chanukah, Monday night, our family will reclaim and celebrate Chag Ha Banot, The Festival of the Daughters with this Women’s Chanukah candle lighting ...
A1DI_2014Word.jpg Culture, Nostalgia, Insidious, Legacy, Feminism, Je ne sais quoi, Innovation, Surreptitious, Autonomy and Morbidity by LouiseSilk
What do the ten words above have in common? They are Merriam-Webster's top ten words for 2014 compiled from year-over-year increases in look-ups on the dictionary's website. Maybe culture was #1 be...
KDPI_marsala.jpg INTRODUCING MARSALA: PANTONE 18-1438 by LouiseSilk
Every year since 1990, after an exhaustive process, the Pantone Color Institute has announced its pick for the Color of the Year: Marsala, a naturally robust and earthy reddish-brown hue that promi...
EUKN_self_trust.jpg We Are All Yogis by LouiseSilk
Love this video: This is What a Yogi Looks Like . By the Yoga & Body Image Coalition With its Core Values: We believe in the transformative power of yoga. We believe yoga is for every body and that...
Our Home Library Notable Books 2014 by LouiseSilk
Who doesn’t love a good novel? The New York Times came out with their list of 100 Notable Books of 2014 . It’s nice to see some of my favorites like The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories....
87D5_I_am_a_man.jpg Funny And Right On by LouiseSilk
I don’t know a whole lot about Chris Rock but through twitter, I got to this interview and was deeply impressed. Here are a couple of quotes: I’ve always said, ‘okay, what’s the angle no one’s talk...
7E1S_one_day_at_a_time.jpg Affirmations To Help Increase Gratitude for Thanksgiving 2014 by LouiseSilk
Little things add up to something big. One door closes, another opens. The past has no power over your future. Happiness is a choice. Acceptance is the key. Nothing is static; everything will chang...
8JG8_housing_city_prices.jpeg The House Hunt by LouiseSilk
Last week, the PG reported that although real estate prices are on the rise and wage growth is weak, Pittsburgh is the fifth most affordable U.S. metro area for housing following Atlanta, Minneapol...
LB7L_root_tree.jpg More Than The Eye Can See by LouiseSilk
One of my fellow yogis introduced me to Lauren Walker’s Energy Medicine Yoga . Being a long time yogi and also a student of energy worker Donna Eden, Laura does something quite innovative by integr...
Working in the Gallery Update on A Work In Progress by LouiseSilk
As reported earlier , I will be having the exhibit BubbeWisdom: Faith, Belief, Practice from January 19-April 17, 2015 at the American Jewish Museum of the Jewish Community Center in January. I hav...