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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
Where have all the flowers gone? The Medium is the Message by LouiseSilk
This morning I woke up singing, “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” one of the truly great protest songs of my youth.   It was written by Pete Seeger and published in Sing Out! Magazine in 1955. In 2...
Ana Mendieta Where is Ana Mendieta? by LouiseSilk
“Where is Ana Mendieta?” is both the title of a book by Jane Blocker published in 1999 and a sign held by the Guerrilla Girls and the Women's Action Coalition during a political protest outside of ...
Lincoln Rd in the 50s The Bubbes of Miami Beach by LouiseSilk
When I was a little girl going along Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, I would be amazed at the rows and rows of old Bubbes sitting in folding lawn chairs outside of the small hotel residences they in...
Steve's Tree TreeHuggers-This Is Your Celebration! by LouiseSilk
Today, January 20/the 15th of Shevat is our New Year for the Trees, Tu B'Shevat, marking the beginning of spring in Israel where the earth awakens and the earliest blooming trees emerge for a new f...
I Have A Dream Speech Keep The Dream Alive by LouiseSilk
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day , celebrating the life (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) and legacy of a revolutionary man who taught us the unconditional love of forgiveness and nonviolence th...
Prayer Flags Debbie Friedman: You Are A Blessing by LouiseSilk
There are two people who taught me to pray; Debbie Friedman is one of them. Her easy folksy songs changed the face of mainstream Jewish music giving us something with deep meaning that made sense i...
Green Pledge Closing The Recycle Loop by LouiseSilk
"You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train" Howard Zinn Now that recycling is mandatory in most of America , it’s time to venture up to the next level of a smaller carbon footprint . Along with the pe...
My Great-Bubbe My Knitting Heritage by LouiseSilk
Knitting is my go-to craft for fun and relaxation. I learned when I was nine and have made a variety of projects over the years. It was always difficult to find the right combination of materials t...
Sefirot Tree Free Choice in Five Dimensions by LouiseSilk
“We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer suff...
My Library Good Reads by LouiseSilk
When I started writing some years ago, my teacher advised that the best way to improve one’s writing is to read. I took the advice to heart, ran with it and have been an avid reader ever since. My ...