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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
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...
6C97_56up.jpg 56UP by LouiseSilk
In 1964, British television produced a film entitled 7UP , which focused on the lives, hopes and expectations of 14 upper and working class children. Every seven years since then, the series has re...
F809_Make_It_Work.jpg Make It Work by LouiseSilk
Life is not a solo act. It’s a huge collaboration, and we all need to assemble around us the people who care about us and support us in times of strife. It is not an easy road ahead. It is going to...
DTU1_keystonepipe.jpg The Keystone Pipeline by LouiseSilk
The Keystone XL pipeline was proposed in 2005 by TransCanada Corporation to ship massive amounts of crude oil from Canada south to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. The $7 billion pipeline projec...
6EWH_BnaiTree.jpg Jewish Genes of Europe by LouiseSilk
The origins of Ashkenazi Jews remain highly controversial. Like Judaism, mitochondrial DNA is passed along the maternal line. Its variation in the Ashkenazim is highly distinctive, with four major ...
34N_ralph_lauren_in_cable_knit_.jpg Time To Bring Out The Knitting by LouiseSilk
I know it hasn’t been a very typical fall but suddenly it will be cool enough to begin my favorite activity for cooler weather: knitting.   For a project inspiration, I always begin with my art to ...
JW9O_shutdown.jpg Around And Around We Go by LouiseSilk
If you need a review of how we got into this mess read The Back and Forth Over the Shutdown and view the small bloc of ungovernable conservatives from safe House seats responsible for the undermini...
D1CI_art_tote.jpg Transformazium At The Carnegie International by LouiseSilk
As a working artist, I have gotten some of my greatest inspirations from the artists brought to Pittsburgh during the many Carnegie Internationals: Frank Stella , Howard Hodgkins, Louise Bourgeois ...
ELYI_breakingbadtv.jpg A Few Thoughts on TV Addiction by LouiseSilk
I’m one of the eight million viewers who saw the end of Breaking Bad last night. Good ending and I’m glad it’s over. It will make room for the new season of Downton Abbey.   I read about a new Inte...
EQ8E_yoga_tree.jpg The Art of Breathing by LouiseSilk
The breath is the most important part of any yoga practice.   It creates a rhythm for flow. It alerts when it is forced or constricted. It gives a focus to help remove outside thoughts. It is energ...