Cindy

Preston, New York USA

Who are you and what do you do?
'My name is Cindy Branham and I am a banker. My husband has retired. We have a little house on four acres of land in Preston. Our children have grown up and moved away. My hobbies are genealogy, archeology and I make homemade soap (with my mother’s recipe).'

Why do you choose to live in Preston?
'I live in Preston because this is where my family lived. My brother still does and he’s my neighbour. My parents have passed away.'

What's your favourite place in Preston and why?
'Well my home of course and my gardens. My other favorite places in Preston are out on all the back dirt roads on a fall day when the leaves are in vibrant fall colours. I love to take pictures.'

What is Preston proud of?
'So years ago Preston had a lot of sheep farms. The wool that was produced from the sheep was a type of wool called Merino Wool.'

Tell us something about Preston that people won't know?
'Preston does not have a post office or a zip code. If you live in Preston, your mailing address is one of the neighbouring towns. For example, I live in Preston but my mailing address is Oxford, NY.'