About the Book: In the winter of 1996 Kathy bought her first house, a little fixer-upper on a steep but ideally remote hill in Bluefield, WV for a little over $18,000. She has spent the last 15 years... More > renovating it on a shoe-string budget. Combined in this series are humorous essays about specific events, successes and mishaps, stories of innovation, frustration, hope, learning, addiction to the process, and just plain fun, as well as some philosophical speculations on how it all relates to the greater scheme of things.
Kathy Kish was a features writer and columnist for The Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Bluefield, WV) for 16 years. During that time she wrote her popular columns “Ask Kathy” and “My View” (for a while titled “My World” due an editorial fluke).< Less