Since debuting in July 2001, Kymberly Foster Seabolt’s weekly column has delighted a diverse and growing readership. A self-described professional writer and amateur human, she weaves her special brand of storytelling with humorous, poignant, and honest portrayal of parenting, marriage, home renovation, runaway goats and other hazards of rural life.

Her essays and features have appeared in numerous national and regional publications, including House Beautiful, Old House Chronicle, Salon, This Old House, Woman's Day Magazine, and Baby Steps, among others.

Her credentials include serving as a staff writer for Old House Chronicle and hipMama magazines and weekly columnist for The Farm and Dairy and The Imperfect Parent.
She is also the author of "A Dog Scorned" (in "Bad Dog Chronicles," Brown & Brown, Eds., 2000).

Award Winning Essays

"Best Serious Column" 

Winner 2017 

National Newspaper Association 

Daily & Non-Daily Division Circulation of 12,000 or more

 "In my mind, there is always hard-packed dirt under my feet, and a not unpleasant scent of warm hay, sweet grain and a hint of horses ..."

"Best Humor Column" 

Honorable Mention 2012  

National Newspaper Association

Daily & Non-Daily Division Circulation of 12,000 or more

My nemesis is small but stealthy. It lurks under the model of health but, in fact, it’s a silent slayer of innocent flesh ..."

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