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.

The Buttermilk Biscuit Legacy

May 15, 2013

Grandma’s secret ingredient continues to connect her family through the generations.

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Park Provides Alligators Refuge in Alabama

April 22, 2013

Alligator Alley, a low-impact wildlife refuge in Summerdale, Alabama, gives troublesome reptilians a second chance and educates the public.

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Miracle of Life: A Baby Goat

March 22, 2013

A visit to the farm during kidding season teaches her son valuable lessons.

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Building a Cabin

March 21, 2013

This pastor had no experience in log construction, but that didn’t stop him.

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Dogs: Man’s Best Friend

February 21, 2013

Photos of dogs and the people who love them.

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Our Weeping Willow

February 21, 2013

When Grandpa planted a willow, its roots grew from one generation to the next.

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Pigs in Blankets

January 24, 2013

When the sows gave birth in winter, we warmed piglets by the stove.

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Sheep: An Alternative to Lawnmowers

January 24, 2013

A busy man found a grass-powered solution to lawn work.

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Herding cattle: A cowgirl never gives up

January 23, 2013

She showed her father a thing or two about herding cattle in a storm.

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Equestrian Therapy

January 23, 2013

A custom saddle maker gives the joy of riding back to disabled equestrians.

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