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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
3MGF_End_Hunger.jpg Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) aka Food Stamps by LouiseSilk
On the first of the month, hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars (Last year, it was $76 billion) are instantly downloaded onto debit cards so that 47 million poverty-line Americans can received ...
JCDN_UN_Climate_Report.jpg Clearly, We Are The Fools by LouiseSilk
Denial of the science is malpractice. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry The report, Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability released yesterday by the UN, shows that there is a ...
EFZK_Carter.jpg A Call To Action by LouiseSilk
President Jimmy Carter has most certainly risen to the top in his retirement efforts in his new book, A Call To Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power . He makes a brilliant, honest case abou...
EUD0_Gloria_Steinem.jpeg This is the New Eighty by LouiseSilk
Happy Birthday, Gloria
6LW5_Holi.jpg The Color of Holi by LouiseSilk
When it comes to the full moon of March and the beginning of spring, people are up for celebration. Of course there is our holiday of Purim , the greening of St. Patrick’s Day, and also the Hindu c...
9ZIE_absolute_power_Justin_Smith.jpg Money by LouiseSilk
In the midst of totaling our expenses for taxes, you are probably as unhappy as I am realizing the great power and control that money has over how we live.   What does money mean to you? Does repre...
E3EH_IWDposter.jpg INSPIRING CHANGE by LouiseSilk
March 8 th is International Women's Day. This year the theme, Inspiring Change, calls for challenging the status quo of women's inequality to inspire women's advancement everywhere in every way.   ...
18KL_yael_bartana_inferno.jpg Inferno by LouiseSilk
On our recent visit to the new Pérez Art Museum Miami , we were fortunate to be in attendance the same day as Israeli artist, Yael Bartana. I have referred to her work before because it offers lots...
8ASH_Hays_bald_eagles.JPG Bird’s Eye View by LouiseSilk
Probably the most exciting thing on the SouthSide these days is that our pair of resident bald eagles, living along the bike path in Hays, hatched another egg.   With the help of her mate, the 5½-y...
6V7P_pothole.jpg Potholes by LouiseSilk
It might seem a little crazy to be discussing potholes when the snow is back but actually the new snow only complicates the issue. More snow or not this is the season of potholes.   Our streets are...