facebook
twitter

needayoutubeicon donate

  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
4FQ6_QuantumParlourSong.jpg The Disgruntled Woman- We Hate To Love Her by LouiseSilk
In acting, playing a difficult, unlikable character that allows the other actors to shine through by comparison is called The Thankless Role . These roles are the most often misunderstood and unapp...
CATJ_Anti_semitism.jpg Anti-Semitism Lives by LouiseSilk
When I was growing up in the fifties, we didn’t talk too much about be Jewish. Our parents had suffered greatly during WWII and knew that antisemitism existed at every turn.   The other night I wat...
GJNV_Self_Portrait2013.jpeg Happy Anniversary, Bubbe Wisdom by LouiseSilk
I began this blog in November of 2010. I have posted 430 times and received 51,620 views. The first blog was on Votin g . The one before it- the second entry was Keep On Schlepping and it offers th...
DZRF_QuantumParlourSong.jpg Sarah Silk Returns For Quantum Theatre Production by LouiseSilk
Permit me to introduce you to my daughter, Sarah , a Masters of Acting graduate from Rutgers’s Mason Gross School of Performing Arts . She returns to Pittsburgh for the role of Joy in Quantum Theat...
30VA_redefining_rape.jpg RAPE by LouiseSilk
I’ve read some depressing information about rape including how gang rape in India is a routine occurrence and women in the US are going public to force changes in the abysmal rates for arrest and p...
JIXO_simplereminders.com_nothing_goes_away_chodron_withtext_displayres.jpg Suffering by LouiseSilk
There is a common misunderstanding among the human beings that the best way to live is to try to avoid pain and just try to get comfortable. A much more interesting, kind and joyful approach to lif...
42IE_View_from_Mercy.jpg IMPORTANT: Dear Louise Silk by LouiseSilk
This is to inform you that Highmark Blue Cross Clue Shield will discontinue the health care plan referenced above on December 31, 2013. Because you are currently enrolled in this plan, you will be ...
1P9O_Norman_Rockwell.jpg Too Many Rivers To Cross by LouiseSilk
I was undecided about whether to watch the new six-part documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross , which begins tonight and continues weekly through Nov. 26. Henry Louis Gates Jr. (...
9A74_Ka_et_Ensemble.JPG Kol Atzmotai Tomarna- All My Bones Shall Say by LouiseSilk
When I watch Ka’et Ensemble I feel a ray of hope that we Jews might actually have come upon some common ground to hear and listen to one another.   Israel’s Ka’et (Right Now) Ensemble is a male Ort...
EX0A_suzanne_lacy_the_crystal_quilt.jpg Tomorrow; 4:30; Park Place; Prospect Heights; Brooklyn by LouiseSilk
Between the Door and the Street , is a public art project created by feminist artist Suzanne Lacy. 300 women and a few men from a cross-section of ages, backgrounds, and perspectives, will gather o...