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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
MFA in Process The Visit Of A Mother To A Daughter In Transition by LouiseSilk
Four days, three nights, 1089.5 miles, two trips from Jersey to Brooklyn and back, one trip from Jersey to Manhattan to Brooklyn to Manhattan to Jersey, up and back to Pittsburgh with a detour to  ...
34DW_trump_romney.jpg You’re Fired by LouiseSilk
“…Mr. Trump also told The Daily Beast that he should speak at the Republican convention because ‘a lot of people listen to what I have to say.’ I fully support this suggestion. Mr. Trump should spe...
GXUL_Arlington.jpg It’s A Process by LouiseSilk
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life and how we experience the process of grief. The grief cycle is a non-linear framework to guide us: Denial- H...
8LFE_Mandala.JPG Impermanence by LouiseSilk
Tibetan Monks were here and are gone. They came to teach us about impermanence by building and then destroying a sand mandala made of millions of grains of sand. Formed of prescribed iconography th...
34ZX_Johnny_Carson.jpg To Understand The Child, Look To The Parent by LouiseSilk
I swore I wasn’t going to watch “America’s Got Talent” because of their new judge, Howard Stern , an obnoxious sexist no-talent talk host. But, I succumbed last night and was amused when ten minute...
GNTF_Cheeseburger_Graph.jpg To Win We Have To Lose by LouiseSilk
Obesity has more than doubled worldwide since 1980. Between 1975 and 2005, the average weight of Americans had increased by about 20 pounds.  More than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese. O...
2X7M_Susan_B._Anthony.jpg A Cause Worth Fighting For by LouiseSilk
In this day, at this age, in this time, I’m not much of a joiner. Don’t get me wrong, I have my opinions but for the most part, it seems like it’s someone else’s battle, not mine. Enter, OWL, Older...
Sonya Clark's Afro Bill More Greed- Ugh! by LouiseSilk
"We know we were sloppy. We know we were stupid. We know there was bad judgment. We don't know if any of that is true yet. And of course regulators should look at something like this. That's their ...
FU8P_mothers_day__card.jpg Mother's Day for Peace by LouiseSilk
CHANGE DOESN’T HAPPEN ON ITS OWN. Ploughshares Fund Nuclear weapons present a real and urgent danger, whether they reside in unstable countries or are sought by terrorists. Ploughshares Fund leads ...
6E46_Bonfire.jpg There's More Than Meets The Eye by LouiseSilk
Tonight, thousands around Israel will light bonfires to mark the anniversary of the death of the grandfather of mysticism, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a Second Temple-era sage credited as the primary ...