Humans of the Catskills: Stephen H. Foreman

Journey to the Catskills: I grew up a Jewish boy in the suburbs of Baltimore. However, from a very early age, I daydreamed about carrying a Winchester into the Rocky Mountains and living as a mountain man. Don’t ask me where that notion came from, but there it was (and is). The Jewish ‘burbs of B’more were a far piece from the Rockies, so I … Continue reading Humans of the Catskills: Stephen H. Foreman

Humans of the Catskills: Heather Rolland

Journey to the Catskills: Hiking and Todd Rundgren brought me here in 1982. Vocation: My graduate degree is a Master’s of Social Work. I worked in both clinical and school settings for most of my career. In addition, I have worked as a ghost writer for years, writing for mental health and addiction-oriented publications and websites. My avocation and vocation blur somewhat when it comes … Continue reading Humans of the Catskills: Heather Rolland

Humans of the Catskills: Jeanette Bronee

Journey to the Catskills: I love motorcycling and many years ago I would ride up here, so twelve years ago, when I was looking for a place to get away from the city, this became a natural place to look upstate. It’s the greenest place on earth in the summer and being Danish I can even embrace the winters here. Vocation: I’m a keynote speaker … Continue reading Humans of the Catskills: Jeanette Bronee

Humans of the Catskills: John Jacobson

Journey to the Catskills: I was born here. It’s been a journey ever since.  Vocation: My vocations are many. I am a caregiver for my wife Claudia. I cook, keep track of doctor appointments and medications. I count birds and find wildflowers. I keep track of where large trout live. I play the fiddle and sometimes call square dances. When I’m done with all of this I write for journals … Continue reading Humans of the Catskills: John Jacobson

Humans of the Catskills: Shaune Bornholdt

Journey to the Catskills: On a summer day in 1973, on the Columbia University campus, I was chatting with another mother while our preschoolers splashed hands in the fountains. She told me of a place that sounded magical. Her family had recently pooled resources with four other families to buy part of a mountainside up near the Rondout Reservoir in Sullivan County – and they … Continue reading Humans of the Catskills: Shaune Bornholdt