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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
FYFC_Lungs.jpg A Dress Rehearsal For Life by LouiseSilk
With special connections, I had the great privilege to witness the dress rehearsal of LUNGS by Duncan Macmillan, opening tonight at OFF THE WALL Theater in Carnegie. Lungs is uniquely clever as it ...
82GM_birds_be_birds.jpg Like A Fish In Water by LouiseSilk
In true nonduality, we understand that a fish never leaves the water. The fish never comes to the end of the water, even if it is an explorer fish, swimming this way and that. It never comes to the...
IL4Z_Ava_DuVernay_13th_Netflix.jpg Post Slavery and Beyond: Race Matters by LouiseSilk
“This election clearly represented a backlash against the progress black people have made since 1965″ Henry Louis Gates With the wake-up call of election results, there are two new documentaries th...
XJ7_Construction.jpg Another Quilt With Meaning And Memory by LouiseSilk
When I was with my son and his family last week, he reluctantly surrendered his favorite quilt to me. It was faded, worn on the edges and fraying at the seams. He explained why it was his favorite-...
Tree of Life QN 2011 Quilt National 2017 by LouiseSilk
I spend long days and nights absorbed in creative efforts . For each new project my jubilantly hopeful heart and mind identify significant ideas in need of expression and my hands enthusiastically ...
2LF4_love_trumps_hate.jpg Love Trumps Hate by LouiseSilk
The Silent Majority has spoken. Republicans will control the White House, Senate, House and the next Supreme Court nominee. They declare it doesn’t matter if this man is fit to be our President. He...
FWEP_Welcome_to_Israel.jpg Yom HaAliyah: Celebrating Immigration by LouiseSilk
As I opened my computer today, I was reminded tomorrow is something more than election day. It’s Israel’s newest national holiday, Yom HaAliyah. The law, passed this year by the Knesset, makes Isra...
3DAQ_iron_eyes_cody.jpg Sadness and Tears by LouiseSilk
Listening to the news this morning: the election, the pipeline, the bigotry, the refugees, the climate, an old television image came to mind: An American Indian crying over the environment . The ad...
7234_Trump_can_t_read.jpg The Cure For Republicans? by LouiseSilk
Having made my declaration in favor of Hillary last week by absentee ballot, I am ready to move onto the real issue at hand. How did the Republicans get themselves into such a mess and how are they...
PYO_East_Liberty_.jpg Are you kidding- Eastside? It will always be S'liberty To Us by LouiseSilk
During junior year at Peabody (Class of ’68) when my art teacher, Mrs. Fineman, required a research report on an aspect of architecture, I did not deliberate. With my family’s livelihood dependent ...