Nostalgia Stories

Nostalgia stories capturing favorite memories, family traditions and life lessons from the country.

Daddy’s Fountain Of Youth

May 15, 2015

When you’re doing what you love, even baling hay can keep you young.

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Grandfather’s Gift Keeps On Giving

February 9, 2015

Our trusty Radio Flyer has survived three kids, a move to the country and endless adventures.

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Blizzard Made for a Memorable Christmas

November 19, 2014

A blizzard, frozen pipes, a truck snow in the snow and the joy of family and friends made for one memorable Christmas.

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Neighbors Helped Neighbors at This Small-Town Store

November 14, 2014

Mr. Johnson’s Christmas Eve shopping needs were always met when he visited this small-town store in Michigan.

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Secondhand Bike Was Best Christmas Present Ever

November 14, 2014

A secondhand bike was the best Christmas present, allowing these brothers the freedom to ride near and far.

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Memories of Grandpa and his Unexpected Soft Side

October 22, 2014

These memories of grandpa reveal the softer side of a usually hardened character.

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Thanksgiving Memories Served Up With Love

October 14, 2014

Country readers share their special Thanksgiving memories.

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Buck Dancing in the Barn on Saturday Night

September 17, 2014

With Mamaw’s help, his buck dancing in the barn set the stage on fire.

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Grandpa’s DX: A True Old-Fashioned Gas Station

September 17, 2014

Kids could grab a soda pop with peanuts or get a bike tire fixed at this friendly old-fashioned gas station.

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A Letter to Mom and Dad in the 1940s

August 20, 2014

In a letter to mom and dad about her car trip east with her new husband, a newlywed shares news of wartime progress and perils.

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