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25 Most Recent Family Short Stories

Family Harmony and Hard Work by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Our family is something of an oddity to most people, in more ways than one. First of all, our size. Our family happens to be very big. There are 50 kids in our family; all of us kids happen to be adopted, and most of the kids happen to be "special-needs" kids (of which I am one; I was ado..
Family History Photo Booklets by Henry Stevens
A how to for making booklets and CDs of family history..
Family Matters.... by Kimberly Ratcliffe
A little about me and my family!..
Family Pictures... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana, adoptive parent to 50 special-needs children, tells us why her children mean so much to her. She is currently working on a book about her special-needs adopted family, and she is deciding which pictures will be in her book. As she is looking through the piles of pictures, she is ..
Family Quality Time- A Hospice Story by T. Helfrick
The story of Angelo and his family is a fine story of someone dying, and their love for each other. ..
Famous Last Words by Michelle Mills
Sometimes we humans haven't got a clue what we need.....
Farewell To Bread Dough and Barn Cats by Michelle Mills
A bad day, Victorian style.....
Farewell to the Strawberry Queen by Janeen Robichaud
Strawberry Queen..
Father Remembers Hippies and Bikers by robert eggleton
This story takes the reader from the time that a pregnant woman's water breaks to the birth of the baby, despite the expectant father's calamity...
Father's Day (Synopsis) by Sharon Hammonds
She was starving for his attention, craved his butterfly kisses, longed for his warm touch and would’ve done anything to be in his heart… Father’s Day was approaching as Sonora Merici stood in Hallmark, searching the shelves for a card to give her father. Her emotions were a crossed between frus..
Father's Day - Making a Hole in One, In More Ways Than One by Keith John Paul Horcasitas
Father's Day Memories tied in to Golfing. Pic: Daddy in the Army..
Father's Day Spotlight by Keith John Paul Horcasitas
Father's and Grandfather's Day Memories. Life Lessons learned from dad and grandpa, as well as a fun song to boot! Pic: Dad from WW II..
Father's Day with my Dad, the best of plans went a bit awry! by Andrea Gilgulin
My Dad and I decided to celebrate Father's Day a day earlier this year to avoid all the crowds of the actual day.After a wonderful Saturday outing at a beautiful seaside city, we went our favorite seafood restaurant for dinner to end the day with a relaxing meal.Unfortunately, it didn't quite go a..
Fia Johanna Has Arrived!: Nikolas Constantinos Writes ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Nikolas and Sari Constantinos have become parents for the fourth time: wife Sari has delivered their third little girl about a week and a half ago...
Field Trip by Rose Show
this is about a field trip..
Fighting For Grace by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
She has fought for three years to get the precious child she has been praying about... ..
Final Justice 2 by Angel Editing
Jared, a businessman, is on trial fighting for his life. But he has a secret helper, a woman as intelligent as she is beautiful. With her help, and the gullibility of the Emperor himself, can Jared be freed?..
Finally Sisters by Rhonda Baumgardner
This is a story that I wrote for Chicken Soup For The Soul For Sisters. This is dedicated to my sister.. Sonya Ann. Love you!..
Finding A Home Tanvi's Journey Home (As Told By Naomi Cohen) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I have what Tanvi needs the most, the ability to love her.....
Finding Gold by Daniel Keith
just another one of my adventures as a child...
Finding Marie: The Adoption Chronicles. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A gay couple adopts a young girl from Haiti. This is their story. Image of fireworks (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
First Impressions...By Jenna Aurora Whitson by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Jenna's thoughts on her guests, the Sanduskys, who stayed with Jenna and her fiance', Michael, for five days. She has met Louisiana before (from when she had been injured last November while traveling through Tennessee on her way to Louisiana), but this was the first time she met Louisiana's husband..
First Sight (An Adoptive Mother's Letter To Her First Adopted Children) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
December 7, 2002 Dearest Johnathon and Ronee': I can hardly believe how fast you are both growing before my eyes. It has been nearly 10 years since you first joined our family as our first adopted children! (It will be 10 years come March of next year; you came to us on March 11, 1..
Fishbone Confessions by Lucille
meeting in-laws..
Fisseha And Tseha: The Adoption Chronicles. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A couple adds two children from Ethiopia to their family and couldn't feel more blessed. This is their story...
Five Senses by Henry Stevens
A Journaling class assignment..
Flight by Joyce James
Life becomes too much for Maria, she escapes -but at what cost?..
Florida Memories by Carolyn Kingsley
Survival and fun days in old Florida..
Fly by Richard Kallao
Flying my Kite by April Smith
Cherishing a memory......
Flight of the Archangels by Wendy Willett
Please pass this on to those you love and ask them to continue this tradition and pass it on to other friends. The world needs love, hope, prayers and angels to see us through these trying times . . . If this prose makes at least a few dozen families feel the angelic love that surrounds us all, perh..
Following the Star by Jo Janoski
A Christmas Story..
Fond Memory by Penni Smith (Weston)
Another birthday, Bobby Jim..
Food, Fun, And Family Frolics!: Our Picnic (By Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux, aged 11 1/2) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux, one of the fifty adopted children of Bill and Louisiana Sandusky, writes about the picnic she and her family attended. It is an annual affair; it is put on by AASK, an adoption agency specializing in placing special needs children with deserving families, and she and her famil..
Food, Fun, And Family Frolics!: Our Picnic (By Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux, aged 11 1/2) ~Conclusion~ by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' shares some more details about the picnic that she and her family attended...
Fool me Around by Richard Kallao
Fooling The Tooth Fairy by Judith Laura
Two second-graders try to con the Tooth Fairy...
Footsteps through time by Tiva Wallon
Great family reading for all ages!..
For Love Of Johnny...A Father Writes by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Bill writes about his son, Johnny, who is ten-and-a-half, and who suffers from a neuromuscular disorder, muscular dystrophy. He writes his son in the form of a letter...
For the Love of Maggie by Michelle Mills
A skittish little kitty learns to trust, and love.....
For The Love Of Nichole... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman writes about the little girl that she and her husband adopted from Russia several years ago...
View Photo of Forced Delayed Gratification Read excerpt from Forced Delayed Gratification Forced Delayed Gratification by Bradley Fralick
This is basically a prayer request for my son!..
Fourth Thursday by Caroline Annafiglia
All family Thanksgivings have similarities and differences..
Fragrance of Marigolds by Alice Wisler
A little boy, a mother, and not enough time.....
Frank Hammer Writes: Kat Is In Labor; Keep Us In Your Prayers. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Kat Delchamps-Hammer has gone into the hospital; her water broke this morning, and now she's in premature labor...
Frank Hammer's Journal (Second Entry): 11/3/09. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Frank is relieved that his wife, Katrina, is over the swine flu. He's also relieved that Hallowe'en is over...
Franklin Hammer's Journal: First Entry (10/20/'09) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"That's what I get for marrying a Louisiana Cajun girl!" Frank Hammer writes in his journal; this is his first attempt. (Katrina, his wife, has the swine flu; she's not feeling too good.) Image (C) 2005, Karla Dorman...
Franklin's Letter (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Franklin Jefferson lets his friends and family know what is going on in their lives by way of an email...
Free / Libre by alex canton-dutari
Pot belly rebels.....
Friend of My Heart (In Memory of Kim) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Why is it we try writing the words when the one's we care about are gone, when we had trouble capturing those words in life, but I guess writing has always been a healing form for me, and I know you were a fan, but more than that you believed in me, you were such a gentle giving soul, when you gave,..
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2. The Stolen Car
3. M. Ann Machen Pritchard interview on WBEJ
4. Family Affair: Fun At The State Fair!!
5. Doorway...
8. A Guest invited to a Family Affair
9. The Power of Taste
11. Mommy Was The Best, And She Still Is
12. The Plates
13. Johnathon's Jottings: Blessed, Doubly Bles
14. Ancient One
15. A KId's Museum Day
16. God's Cake
18. Love Gives Itself
19. The Christmas Kitten-Cat
20. Laura.

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Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered
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Richard and John Clayton stumble across a moonshiner's still deep in the swamp. The Danged Swamp is Volume 4 in the Richard, the Paperboy series. The Da..  
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