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.

Once a Cowboy, Always a Cowboy

August 27, 2014

He’s a farmer now, but he’s always a cowboy at heart.

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Life on a Farm is the Same in any Country

August 26, 2014

They moved to Africa and found life on a farm strikingly similar to the states.

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Heirloom Apple Cider

August 15, 2014

Whether fresh off the branch or pressed into cider, an heirloom apple is a treat!

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Husband’s Hat is His Favorite Possession

July 28, 2014

Her husband’s favorite possession, an old hat, doubles as a fire starter or cheese plate.

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This Pair is Feeling Young at Heart

July 24, 2014

Feeling young at heart, a man and his mare instigate a full-gallop race.

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Life Out West is a Dream Come True

July 24, 2014

From the Midwest to life out west, this family couldn’t be happier with their move.

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Growing Wheat for Bread

July 22, 2014

Take “made from scratch” to another level by growing wheat for bread.

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Homestead Water Pump and Windmill Emphasis Home

July 18, 2014

A beautiful windmill and deep well are chief source of homestead water and pride.

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Picking Antiques for Cracker Barrel

July 16, 2014

Driving Mom to flea markets turned into a 30-year career picking antiques.

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Learning Outdoors in Nature’s Classroom

July 16, 2014

The possibilities are endless for learning outdoors.

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