Country Life Stories

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.

I Thank God For Country Life

June 9, 2015

This farm girl through and through will never forget that home is the best place on earth.

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Putting Up Our Bumper Crop

May 15, 2015

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

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Daddy’s Fountain Of Youth

May 15, 2015

When you’re doing what you love, even baling hay can keep you young.

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Honoring Moms for Mother’s Day

April 27, 2015

    Hero Mom Comes to the Rescue Kids cheer on their hero mom as she saves the family’s chickens from a blizzard.  Pet Hen Proves Her Bravery A pet […]

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Moving to Wisconsin: Our Happy Journey Home

March 27, 2015

Moving to the country was the best decision our family ever made.

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Pickin’ At Priddy’s Family General Store

February 9, 2015

Everyone feels like family at this charming, old-fashioned country store.

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Joy in Becoming Park Volunteers

December 14, 2014

From vacation to retirement, husband and wife enjoying life as park volunteers.

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Wild Horses in Colorado

November 14, 2014

Judy Barnes found her true calling caring for the wild horses in Colorado who roam its high desert.

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Garden Joke at Harvest Time Gives Neighbors a Laugh

October 15, 2014

This garden joke played out with a case of mistaken vegetable identity.

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Celebrating Thanksgiving Family Traditions on the Farm

October 14, 2014

Each year, they gather at the farm for delicious food and Thanksgiving family traditions.

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