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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
IBSI_loft_plant.jpg Spring Planting by LouiseSilk
Everywhere I go these days, I hear talk of gardening. I, myself, was a bit of a gardener in my youth, but that is way in the past. Still I am fortunate to get all the benefits by living with a mast...
72TA_seder_plate_2012.jpg Abundance by LouiseSilk
We have a long history of Silk/Root seders . We write our own haggadah with a yearly theme and we pick the night that works for most, even though one year it didn’t even happen on one of the eight ...
FQ2X_tattered_israeli_flag.jpg Oy Gevalt- Again by LouiseSilk
I grew up in the Federation philosophy understanding that our job as American Jewry is to support the programs and people of Israel and leave the politics to those who live on the land. Otherwise, ...
EWFF_Women_s_Herstory.jpg Celebrate Women’s Herstory by LouiseSilk
It's time for all the women in America and all the men that love women, and all the gay people, and all the people of color that we've all fought for to fight for us now. Patricia Arquette, Oscars ...
3H3T_suicide_eliminates_better.jpg Choosing Death, not Life by LouiseSilk
It is always so shocking to hear about someone choosing to end his life. This time it was a wonderful, seemingly happy, accomplished thirty-one year old. Every day, approximately 105 Americans die ...
L21T_Vonnegut_edge.jpg Inspiration by LouiseSilk

HRBQ_full_moon_march.jpg The Full Moon in Virgo by LouiseSilk
With this Purim’s full moon presenting itself in the middle of Virgo, we will have great awareness and inner clarity, as we always are at the full moon, and at the same time more openness to the ba...
1OJ7_Ghostwars.jpg Ghost Wars by LouiseSilk
With all of this ridiculous over-coverage of Netanyahu’s speech today, the more important story of Iraqi Force pushing to control ISIS-Held Tikrit has been pushed to the back burner. I’m not sure h...
80PM_familyvalue.jpg A Room Of One’s Own by LouiseSilk
Both coming from previous marital experiences, Steve and I form a new-age reconfigured family. Of our five adult children, only one is currently in a traditional family structure. The Census Bureau...
EBX0_wabisabi.jpg Wabi Sabi? by LouiseSilk
Wabi Sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in incomplete impermanent imperfection. It is a mind-set of nuances and subtleties that embraces the cracks, crevices and marks of time and action in...