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.

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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Lost Cows Provide Bovine Brand of Country Humor

August 20, 2014

All that’s left to do is laugh at the country humor of a wandering cow herd that found a quiet country neighborhood irresistible.

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