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.

Sometimes the Strangest Pets Provide the Best Memories

March 18, 2014

One girl’s longing for a childhood pet leads her to some of the strangest pets her family could imagine.

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A Bit of Workout Humor Arose From Morning Walk

February 19, 2014

A doctor-ordered walk led to a serious case of workout humor.

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To Impress a Girl, He Ate the Unsweetened Pie

January 23, 2014

A boy learns love can mean that you just eat and keep smiling.

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Winter adventure a lasting memory

December 19, 2013

Day of truck sledding launches a lifelong empathy with flying squirrels.

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’Twas Commotion and Chaos

November 19, 2013

Three days before Christmas, and oh what a hassle! This funny Christmas poem sums up one reader’s holiday experiences.

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Spur of the Moment

November 18, 2013

She was a good sport about his hobby, until he showed up with a pair of turkey legs.

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The Chickens are Staring at Me!

September 18, 2013

Students trade a day of book learning for a hands-on lesson in barn smarts.

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One Crunchy Crop

August 21, 2013

When a darling granddaughter believes her grandpapa’s garden can grow anything…it just might!

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Panic in the Pasture

July 17, 2013

The thunder of hooves meant her bag of fresh-picked oranges was in serious peril.

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‘Jumpin’ Jackrabbits!’

June 18, 2013

When the rain hammers down, it’s no time to be picky about sharing a shelter with jackrabbits during an Arizona desert lightning storm.

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