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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
Bike Path Bridge Biking by LouiseSilk
This morning we celebrated Labor Day with a bike ride on the newly opened section of the Great Alleghany Passage Bike Trail going from Homestead to McKeesport and back. The trail goes along the riv...
3BEY_Front_of_School.jpg Issac Brings Back Memories by LouiseSilk
On 12/29/06 while staying at St. Mary of the Angels Parish School in New Orleans’s flood-devastated lower Ninth Ward, Louise Silk wrote: I'm waiting for Steve to return from gutting. This organizat...
22U9_IMG_0599.JPG Life and Death Go On by LouiseSilk
While I was away having a wonderful vacation on the shores of Torch Lake, MI: 2 dead, 9 wounded at the Empire State Building Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple’s patents Over 100 repins on my pi...
FQV3_Success.jpg It’s An Inside Job by LouiseSilk
I’m off to spend the week on a vacation in upper Michigan with my children and grandchildren.  It will be a good time to step back and simply enjoy being together as a family. There was an editoria...
CW2I_Code_Pink_Vaginas.jpg It’s Going To Take More Than Vaginas To Change The Republicans! by LouiseSilk
In June, during a debate over one of the most restrictive anti-choice bills, Michigan State Representative, Lisa Brown , read a letter from a voter that concluded: “Finally Mr. Speaker, I'm flatter...
K2EU_Julia_on_Time.jpg A Century With Julia Childs by LouiseSilk
In the seventies when I was a young very inexperienced Home Economics teacher, I got all of my food knowledge from watching Julia Childs on public television. She was my teacher.  I learned how to ...
GS9R_538Projection.png The Statistics of Paul Ryan by LouiseSilk
Wanting to find out more about Paul Ryan, lead me to an interesting article in the NYTimes by Nate Silver that explains that there is only a 4 in 100 chance of Paul Ryan being our president. I was ...
2RVY_Password_Cracked.jpg The Dark Side of Cloud by LouiseSilk
This will be the first year my FiberArts class at Carlow is totally paperless. That means everything- evaluations will be submitted online through Blackboard; patterns will be taken from fiber site...
KY3C_Aleppo_Codex.jpg The Jewish Crown Jewel by LouiseSilk
Reading “A High Holy Whodunit” in the NYTimes last week brought me to the book The Aleppo Codex that tells in detail the whole megillah of the history of the most authoritative manuscript of the He...
GSN5_You_Can_t_Come_To_See_Us.jpg A Done Deal by LouiseSilk
This weekend, PBS showed their film, "The Barnes Collection" , the story of the collection’s move to its newly constructed building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. The film shares...