“I thought I’d gotten lost!” “It’s like the witness protection program.” “I couldn’t find your house, and my GPS doesn’t work, and neither does my phone and my…”
These are just a few comments I’ve gotten from visitors coming to my family’s house in the Catskills. Sound familiar? While some people can’t understand it, the Catskills are a wonderful place to call home. Locals know that this area is much more than just a tourist retreat with pretty mountains. It’s a way of life.
With that in mind, this blog covers many aspects of living here in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York. I discuss Catskills history, seasonal topics, and interesting news. Plus, there are country lifestyle and hobby pieces on baking, gardening, birding, and more. I also investigate tourist attractions in the area and let you know if they’re worth a local’s time and money. If it’s related to living here in the Catskills, it’s on here!
As for me, I grew up in the Catskills on a farm that’s been in my family for five generations. Life here, for my family and I, holds a great deal of togetherness and tradition, and I hope to share that with you!
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