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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
CHE4_marina_abramovic.jpg State of Mind by LouiseSilk
The Mythical proportions of artist, Marina Abramovic: If you have HBO you can live stream her new documentary The Artist is Present that shows the behind-the-scenes creation of her retrospective at...
Political Stitches Democracy? When? by LouiseSilk
What I want is a more dynamic economy and a fairer society. We've created an economy that is not in accord with the principles of the free market. If the root causes of income inequality go unaddre...
6FFJ_proton_proton_collision.jpg And There Was Light And It Was Good by LouiseSilk
Physicists have finally discovered the God Particle, Higgs Boson , which proves how matter achieves mass to form the universe. The atom has a nucleus made up of protons and neutrons. Inside protons...
I19N_AIDS_Quilt_at_Mall.jpg The AIDS Memorial Quilt by LouiseSilk
“The Quilt transforms statistics into souls, stigma into understanding, and complacency into action.” When I speak about Memory Quilts , I always credit the AIDS quilt for putting the idea of quilt...
2S3H_Beer_Truck_Illusion.jpg Beer there, Drunk that by LouiseSilk
Pittsburgh is definitely a beer town. I observe this every Monday morning as I sit on Carson Street with my morning coffee watching the parade of beer trucks off to replenish the supplies. They are...
K75B_Taste.JPG Ithaca, New York- Who knew? by LouiseSilk
A stunning landscape of crystal lakes, towering waterfalls and lush gentle farmland; a warm, friendly people that reach out and hug; a heritage that creates and maintains strong women; oodles of fi...
AAKM_Rebecca_Walker.jpg There Is No Just Future Fashioned From Alice Walker’s Small Actions by LouiseSilk
I was not aware that Israel is being called an apartheid state until I read a letter by Alice Walker on The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel Website where she ex...
3C8O_Yoga_in_NYC.jpg Yoga Madness by LouiseSilk
On Wednesday, over 14,000 people from 31 countries celebrated the longest day of the year with a collective ohm in the middle of Times Square between 42nd and 47th Streets on Broadway. How cool is ...
Then Slip Slidin' Away by LouiseSilk
Channel surfing the other night, I ran into a great documentary on Palladia , a new high-definition channel showcasing contemporary music. I was attracted to it because they were featuring Simon & ...