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.

First Pony Was No Princess

Her first pony was stubborn, independent and loved!

Life Lessons from Baseball

This young little league player is already learning life lessons from baseball.

Baby-sitting the Farm

How hard could minding a dairy herd and some chickens be for this family of city kids?

Short Stories By Theme

Animal Stories

Hershey Bar Was One Special Horse

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.

Funny Stories

Family's Yule Hunt is Beloved Holiday Tradition

Short stories to make you laugh and humorous tales of country people, animals and life on the farm sent in by our readers.

Funny Stories

Country Humor

Short stories to make you laugh and humorous tales of country people, animals and life on the farm sent in by our readers.

Inspirational Stories

Inspiring Faith

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

Nostalgia Stories

Making Money as a Kid

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

Restoration Stories

Chesterfield, Idaho: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints meeting house is among the 20 restored buildings in historic Chesterfield, Idaho.

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