Conversation with Kate Pierson and Lili Cunningham

Kate Pierson bought a house right on a pond in Bearsville around 25 years ago. It was a quiet retreat where she could take a break from her busy life as a member of the B52s, but soon became her full-time residence. The house now belongs to Lili Cunningham, a busy broadcast media professional, who bought the house with her late partner and artist/writer Stuart Cudlitz. She dreams of the day when she can move there full time, but admits there are obstacles and drawbacks. Read more “Conversation with Kate Pierson and Lili Cunningham”

MLK Weekend

This year, ice skating was particularly good for a long time. MLK weekend was one of the best.

Photo of Kenny May, a caucasion man in 70s, sharing oral history of Yankeetown Pond

Oral History of Yankeetown Pond: Interview with Kenny May

Real Life Huckleberry Finn

Kenny May is a life-long resident of Bearsville, New York. I met him through Wittenberg Sportsmen’s Club when I approached them about Yankeetown Pond Project, a precursor to Catskill Waters. I asked for their help in finding members who would contribute to the oral history of the pond. Read more “Oral History of Yankeetown Pond: Interview with Kenny May”