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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
Layla Ali On the Mindless Menace of Violence by LouiseSilk
Speech By Robert Kennedy day April 5, 1968, one day after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered at the City Club of Cleveland, Ohio Too often, we honor swagger and bluster and the ...
31JI_olympic_uniform.jpg Shame On You, Ralph Lauren by LouiseSilk
“For more than 45 years Ralph Lauren has built a brand that embodies the best of American quality and design rooted in the rich heritage of our country. We are honored to continue our longstanding ...
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...