Funny Stories

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

Last Laugh: Henrietta The Courageous Clucker

May 15, 2015

Part vagabond, part spruce goose, this chick was hatched for adventure.

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The Allure Of Manure

April 22, 2015

A man, a manure pile, a leaf shredder…what could possibly go wrong?

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Gardening in May Is War!

March 27, 2015

Spring showers bring May flowers—and a battle against monster weeds and killer ivy.

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Last Laugh: Dad’s Centerline Shuffle

March 27, 2015

Something about that old pickup put a real spring in his step.

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Family’s Funny Vacation in the Snow

December 4, 2014

An small, unexpected guest pays a visit on this funny vacation.

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Boy Was Bursting With Song and Childhood Joy

November 18, 2014

With a new baby sister and snow on Christmas Eve, this little caroler was filled with childhood joy.

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Family’s Yule Hunt is Beloved Holiday Tradition

November 14, 2014

This holiday tradition involves tracking down a hidden log and a rubber chicken!

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An Unusual Christmas Visitor

November 14, 2014

One plucky guinea fowl became this family’s most unusual Christmas visitor when she made her way down the chimney!

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Thanksgiving Problems Made Holiday a Memorable One

October 22, 2014

From the mouse bite to the basement flood, Thanksgiving problems plagued celebration 20 years ago.

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Lawn Ornament Became Town’s Beloved Pig Mascot

September 17, 2014

It was a long, strange trip from winged lawn ornament to local legend and pig mascot.

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