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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
F19V_Hillary.jpg Herstory Being Made by LouiseSilk
I remember well the forerunners- Shirley Chisholm , Bella Abzug , Patricia Schroeder , and Geraldine Ferraro . Now we have Hillary Clinton and I am loving every second of great anticipation in wait...
9Z1K_threads.jpg The Eye Of The Needle by LouiseSilk
I’ve returned from a successful four-day artist’s retreat. I have a history with The Artist’s Way that has helped me on many occasions to overcome some kind of block. This time I planned this new e...
3YVP_West_Wing.jpg Inside The White House by LouiseSilk
Now through August 10th you can watch a r eally fabulous documentary on PBS ondemand. There is so much interesting information in this documentary- it really is a behind-the-scenes view from the ch...
I8U1_Be_Happy.jpg ☺ ☺ ☺ Be Happy ☺ ☺ ☺ by LouiseSilk
There have been many articles and talks about how to find happiness. I’m feeling pretty competent in the happiness category right now so I’m going to give the short list of what works from my exper...
9UGS_Lavender.jpg Smell The Lavender by LouiseSilk
If you have any desire to see the essence of beauty, take a trip to Paris and Provence. If you want to see lavender and sunflowers in full bloom –July is the right month. Paris is beautiful any tim...
GSCK_SummerQuiltfor_Bubbe.jpg The True Quilter Self by LouiseSilk
Getting ready for a vacation creates lots of work- laundry, packing, bill paying, creating itineraries, finishing outstanding commissions, record keeping, sorting out volunteer responsibilities, he...
J8X6_Walking_The_Dog.jpg Walk The Dog by LouiseSilk
Afterword from Walk The Dog by Elizabeth Swados The singular book you hold in your hands is the final work of Liz Swados-a trusted girlfriend, a whirlwind of ideas who always took my imagination pa...
C4DQ_SmartCityChallengeFinalistsMap.jpg Pittsburgh Our Not Quite Smart-Enough City by LouiseSilk
The US has chosen its city of the future. It's not in Silicon Valley or New York and it beat out six other finalists including us: Austin, Denver, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Portland, and San Francis...
FRST_Summer_Solstice_Blessing.jpg The First Day Of Summer by LouiseSilk
This year, the June Solstice, the precise time when the sun attains its northernmost position in our sky, arrives tonight at 6:34 p.m. In addition this year, the June Strawberry Moon will be rising...
2SJO_Omer_Calendar.jpg Tzohar Seminary by LouiseSilk
If you want to see something really special, make your way to the second floor of the JCC Robinson Building at the JCC this Sunday from 1:00-5:30 pm for The Tzohar Seminary’s exhibition of student ...