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by kellyhulia
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: "Legend of the Catskills"
Replies: 20
Views: 4167

Re: "Legend of the Catskills"

oh- cj- just saw your post. i will contact the museum.
rob- no, we didn't grow up at that house. that's where he moved after he retired and we were all grown. we grew up in livingston manor and then after mom passed we moved to near hyde park, bordering a nature preserve. (sweet!)
by kellyhulia
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: "Legend of the Catskills"
Replies: 20
Views: 4167

Re: "Legend of the Catskills"

oh- cj- just saw your post. i will contact the museum.
by kellyhulia
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: "Legend of the Catskills"
Replies: 20
Views: 4167

Re: "Legend of the Catskills"

hi bob. (can someone tell me how to change my password to something i can remember??) thinking last night; if i were to write about dad and relate my experiences it would be not so much about the streams of the catskills as about him as a character and my own childhood growing up with him. things co...
by kellyhulia
Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: "Legend of the Catskills"
Replies: 20
Views: 4167

Re: "Legend of the Catskills"

when we were real little he would take us on walks thru the woods. he knew the scientific name of every plant, bug and animal it seemed. he'd turn over rocks and logs and identify the critters there. he knew what each ate and what they turned into, he taught us to walk in the woods without making an...
by kellyhulia
Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: "Legend of the Catskills"
Replies: 20
Views: 4167

Re: "Legend of the Catskills"

hi- this is a hard site to get into! i just read the reply to my post. i am bill kelly's DAUGHTER, julia, and i have natural writing talent as my dad did. i think its a good idea for me to write a book about him. i would like whatever the catskill fly fishing hall of fame and doc fried have about hi...
by kellyhulia
Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: "Legend of the Catskills"
Replies: 20
Views: 4167

Re: "Legend of the Catskills"

sparse used to come to our house a lot. he was always a special visitor and mom made sure he was well served and us kids were well behaved. sparse liked to get me on his lap and tell stories. sparse was a dignified sort. dad loved his name, sparse gray hackle. he was always well dressed whereas my d...
by kellyhulia
Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: "Legend of the Catskills"
Replies: 20
Views: 4167

Re: "Legend of the Catskills"

thanks for all the interest in my dad. he lived and breathed fish and nature. i had a unique upbringing for sure! if i can be of any help here... just ask. we spent a good deal of time at the darbees and on the beaverkill and other streams. i miss the catskills so much.
by kellyhulia
Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: "Legend of the Catskills"
Replies: 20
Views: 4167

Re: "Legend of the Catskills"

hi folks. catskill bill kelly was my dad. :) wha'dya wanna know about him?? he was a natural teacher and storyteller. anybody know where his antique bottles are??