Short Stories

Short stories that will make you laugh, make you cry and, most of all, that celebrate all of the best parts of living life in the country.

We Can Fix This—Doing Good for National Parks and Forests

We Can Fix This—Doing Good for National Parks and Forests

Putting Up Our Bumper Crop

My family’s hard work pays off when we enjoy homegrown garden flavors year-round.

Dad Promised A Memorable Vacation

Car games and camping aren’t what made this family trip a memorable vacation.

Short Stories By Theme

Animal Stories

Rebekah cuddles Fancy Nancy at the farm.

From cows to country pets, animals are an important part of country life (and the country family). To celebrate, we've curated some of our favorite animal short stories just for you.

Country Life Stories

Daddy’s Fountain Of Youth | Country Magazine

Short stories celebrating the best parts of country life including beloved family traditions, neighbors helping neighbors and the wonderful feeling of an honest day's work.

Country Life Stories

Favorite Possession

Short stories celebrating the best parts of country life including beloved family traditions, neighbors helping neighbors and the wonderful feeling of an honest day's work.

Inspirational Stories

Life lessons from baseball

Inspirational stories celebrating the life lessons and favorites memories that come with living life in the country.

Nostalgia Stories

Nostalgia for Grandma’s Apron

Nostalgia stories capturing favorite memories, family traditions and life lessons from the country.

Restoration Stories

Stencil House

Short stories celebrating the restoration and repair of family heirlooms, antiques and the joy that comes from making the old, new again.