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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
J35R_Veggie_Burgers.jpg Bad News For Us Fast Food Vegetarians by LouiseSilk
I just learned that my favorite fast food: The Boca Burger is not healthy! How could that be? Because Boca Burgers are made from soybeans bathed in a product called hexane. Hexane extracts the oil ...
9CD1_Nadine_Gordimer.jpg A Writer’s Wisdom by LouiseSilk
The process of writing fiction is totally unconscious. It comes from what you are learning, as you live, from within. For me, all writing is a process of discovery. We are looking for the meaning o...
4OA_rock_balance.jpg One Of A Kind by LouiseSilk
(JTA) — Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi , the father of the Jewish Renewal movement, has died at age 89. A maverick rabbi from an Orthodox background who spent time in the Chabad-Lubavitch movement,...
AQN4_Lots_of_remnants.jpg Hoarding by LouiseSilk
Hoarding: the acquisition of, and failure to discard, possessions which appear to be useless or of limited value. Frost and Gross 1993 I was catching up with an old fiber friend recently and told h...
8XDA_P1050050.JPG Steve's Garden 2014 by LouiseSilk

1T6W_justice.jpg Buyer Beware by LouiseSilk
I knew something was fishy the one (and only) time I walked into a Hobby Lobby. The sign in the window said something like: we close on Sunday so that our employees can rest. Since when does a reta...
7537_Warrior.jpg Be Impeccable by LouiseSilk
Impeccability begins with a single act that has to be deliberate, precise and sustained. If that act is repeated long enough, one acquires a sense of unbending intent which can be applied to anythi...
208H_Alexander_Technique.jpg Who, What, Why Alexander? by LouiseSilk
Frederick Matthias Alexander (1869-1955) was a Shakespearean actor with chronically voice problems that challenged his career. When doctors found nothing wrong, he went through years of rigorous se...
CTKD_no_reincarnation.jpg Having An Open Heart by LouiseSilk
Having an “open heart” does not mean being “happy.” It does not mean being spiritual or wise or anything at all. It means to have an open attitude toward ourselves. It is easy to confuse spiritual ...
Once Useless Tomato Skins Things Like This Give Me Hope by LouiseSilk
“Although we are in the very early stages of research, and many questions remain, we are excited about the possibilities this could produce for both Heinz and Ford, and the advancement of sustainab...