Catskills

This is Radio Fletch

On Friday December 14, a day that will otherwise go down in American infamy, I played guest DJ on WGXC, a ‘hands-on radio’ station that serves Columbia and Greene Counties...
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The November 6 election: Every Vote Counted

I was as invested in the election of Ceclia Tkaczyk to our NY State Senate as I was in any race this past November. Among other attributes, Cecilia was serving...
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Think Global, Act Local: Vote Obama. And Cecilia.

Apparently there’s a Presidential Election taking place on Tuesday, although you could be forgiven for not knowing as much if you drive around my part of the Catskills. This morning,...
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Eight Track Cartridges: A museum opens in Roxbury

During our family’s recent road trip across America, I made a point of visiting music museums, from Memphis to Kansas City to Cleveland. I hadn’t expected to return home to...
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A Distance for Everyone

…So runs the tag line and sales pitch for the brand new, cross-America HITS Triathlon Series. I first heard about the Series on a Marathon training run this past winter,...
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Summer Hitlist 2: The Annual Escarpment Run

The original Olympian spirit – of amateur sportsmen competing not for monetary gain but to prove themselves the best that they can be – lives on in my favorite competition...
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2012-45: The Catskill 45s do 1967

(Poster design by Posie Strenz) My very part-time group, the Catskill 45s, will be playing a one-off concert in Woodstock on Saturday July 21st, as part of the free Woodstock...
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Noel Sings Gustafer

Anybody who lives close to us knows that our 7-year old Noel takes his guitar everywhere, singing and playing his way through the Gustafer Yellowgold catalogue. Along the way, we’d...
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