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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
Green Pledge Closing The Recycle Loop by LouiseSilk
"You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train" Howard Zinn Now that recycling is mandatory in most of America , it’s time to venture up to the next level of a smaller carbon footprint . Along with the pe...
My Great-Bubbe My Knitting Heritage by LouiseSilk
Knitting is my go-to craft for fun and relaxation. I learned when I was nine and have made a variety of projects over the years. It was always difficult to find the right combination of materials t...
Sefirot Tree Free Choice in Five Dimensions by LouiseSilk
“We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer suff...
My Library Good Reads by LouiseSilk
When I started writing some years ago, my teacher advised that the best way to improve one’s writing is to read. I took the advice to heart, ran with it and have been an avid reader ever since. My ...
E8LD_How_to_Stick_with_New_Years_Resolutions.jpg Opportunities Renewed by LouiseSilk
Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.  Oprah Winfrey New Year’s Resolutions are yet another opportunity to reflect upon our self-improvement. As the eternal optimist I am ...
Discovery It’s Over For One More Year by LouiseSilk
I’m Jewish and I don’t celebrate Christmas so why do I always breathe a huge sigh of relief when Christmas has finally come and gone? What is the cause of my discomfort and my angst? Maybe it stems...
AHR1_Thirteen_Petalled_Rose.jpg Introducing Kabbalah by LouiseSilk
As a Jew, I was always drawn to Kabbalah as part of my heritage. Through study and practice, I understand it as much more than a simple legacy. Kabbalah is an applied system of divine communication...
My favorite Threads More on Threads by LouiseSilk
The Way It Is There's a thread you follow.   It goes among things that change.   But it doesn't change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread. But it is ha...
My Future Quilt Project A Hands-On Revolution in the Making by LouiseSilk
Recently, I saw the cutest adaption of an outdated cigarette machine. It had been made into a crafter’s outlet where $5 could buy you a very clever handmade trinket. I have in my possession an outd...
Izzy's Tee-shirt Quilt from Riverview Days Challenges Abound by LouiseSilk
I spent this afternoon watching an HBO movie about Temple Grandin , a professor at Colorado State University with high-functioning autism . Among many discoveries, she invented a hug machine to giv...