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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
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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Recently, I saw the cutest adaption of an outdated cigarette machine.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...
Federation Quilt We call it Tzedakah by LouiseSilk
This year American billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates established a campaign called The Giving Pledge to encourage the wealthiest people in America to make a commitment to give most of thei...
Olam Ha Ba: The World To Come; 1994 Why Don’t Jews Quilt? by LouiseSilk
In the beginning of my career I was very aware of the fact that Jews didn’t quilt and quilters were not Jewish and so I very carefully kept those two important aspects of my life separated. It wasn...
Izzy's Signature Healing Quilt Izzy The Brave by LouiseSilk
My oldest child just completed a year of intense chemotherapy as treatment for a very rare form of cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma . She handled herself so well during the process that I dubbed her “Izzy t...
Tee Shirt Quilt Commission A Master of Remnants by LouiseSilk
There are all kinds of masters. There are bridge and chess Masters, the MC- Master of Ceremonies, The Grand Master of the Masons, and the Grand Master Jedi in Star Wars to name a few. My Masters De...
Madonna and the red string The Red String by LouiseSilk
We can thank Madonna, Demi Moore, Paris Hilton, and Roseanne Barr for putting the Jewish mystical practice of Kabbalah on today’s contemporary map. They are all active supporters of the Kaballah Ce...
Spanish Smoothies You Are What You Eat by LouiseSilk
Honoring the miracle of the oil for eight days will foil any and all attempts to eat consciously as part of a healthy lifestyle, which is probably why Weight Watchers introduced a new diet plan thi...
Maccabeats Chanukah's Hip New Look with A Cappella by LouiseSilk
Check out the exciting new videos: Maccabeats and NCSY, SIX13 and NYC .