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25 Most Recent Family Short Stories

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Johnathon's Jottings: AGT, Billy Ray, Etc. (September 4, 2008) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny pens his thoughts regarding the start of school, the arrival of his new foster brother, and the latest happenings on America's Got Talent, among other things...
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Johnathon's Jottings: Gettin' My Summer Face On!! :D by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny, like Ronee', is looking forward to a very busy, full summer of fun and excitement...
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Johnathon's Jottings: Sunday, September 27, 2009. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnathon, like his sister earlier, writes in his journal to let his friends know what he's been up to as of late. Image (C) 2009, Karla Dorman...
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Johnathon's Jottings: Blessed, Doubly Blessed! (Oct. 21, 2013) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnathon and his wife, Rebekka, have become parents to twin daughters...
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Johnathon's Jottings: Wintertime Blues, Cabin Fever! (1/26/'14) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnathon is sick of the snow and cold. He wants spring to come, so he can go chasing severe storms again. Image of The Big Dump (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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Johnathon's Journal (June 21, 2008) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnathon writes in his journal upon waking up to start the day...
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Johnny by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
I just did a story about my little sister, Ronee'; I am now going to do one on my little brother, Johnathon--Johnny, we call him. (By the way, his full name is Johnathon Irwin-Allen Denver Sandusky; his name is even bigger than he is!!) Johnny is nine, like Ronee', but they couldn't be more..
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Johnny Meets Loretta Lynn!! :) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny's observations of the Loretta Lynn concert at Billy Bob's Texas. (The family is on their way home back to Tennessee; Johnny is doing this on a laptop computer.)..
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Johnny's Favorite Memory, Or: Johnny Meets Ronnie Milsap! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Hi! This is Johnny! I am now 10 years old; just turned ten two days ago, on the 26th. I have had a lot of neat and exciting things happen to me, but I think my favorite memory I have is the time when I met Ronnie Milsap, who so happens to be one of my favorite country singers of al..
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Johnny's Jottings (April 26, 2007) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny writes in his journal after a period of being sick. He is feeling much better now...
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Johnny's Jottings: Free Meal Tonight! WHEE! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny is looking forward to dining out tonight with his family after school. Tonight the local Golden Corral is feeding veterans free meals, as a celebration of Veteran's Day...
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Johnny's Jottings: I Love Sundays... :) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny is happy: he had a good time in church this morning, and now the family is going out to eat at a local buffet-style restaurant, just as they do most Sundays. It's his favorite day of the week...
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Johnny's Jottings: Louisiana, Here We Come! :) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny writes in his journal while the family travels towards Louisiana, where they are going to attend the Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge...
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Johnny's Jottings: November 5, 2007 by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny writes in his journal, to let his friends know how he is doing...
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Johnny's Jottings: Summertime Comes Early! WHEE!! :) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Like the rest of the family, Johnny is looking forward to this coming weekend: they are going to a crawfish festival in Louisiana...
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Johnny's Jottings: You're NOT Going To Believe This, But... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny's reaction to the news of his mother's pregnancy...
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Johnny's Journal, #62: Mardi Gras, New Siblings, And More News! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny Sandusky writes in his journal upon coming home from school...
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Johnny's Journal, Entry #61: News, News, And More News, All The Time! :) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny writes in his journal while in his Creative Writing class...
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Johnny's Journal, Part Thirty-Five (By Johnny) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny jots some more in his journal...
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Johnny's Journal, Part Fifty-Six: Vlademir Is Here! :) (Johnny Writes...) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny writes in his journal. He writes about the arrival of his new brother from Russia, the recent trips to the Cajun Festival and Fan Fair, and other happenings in his life...
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Johnny's Journal, Part Forty-Four: Little Arjun Is Home! :) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny's baby brother is home from the hospital, and Johnny is happy about it. He also writes about the Olympics and how other members of his family are doing...
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Johnny's Journal, Part Nineteen (By Johnny Sandusky, aged 12) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny is estatic: he just found out some majorly good news that involves him, and understandably, he is excited about it...
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Johnny, My Loving Little Boy (A Mother's Letter To Her Son): Part One by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
November 12, 2002-- My Dearest Johnathon: You have brought me, your mother, more joy than you will probably ever know; and I am blessed beyond measure because of you. You came to me just a little over 9 years ago, a tiny infant just starting out in life. You were born i..
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Johnny, My Loving Little Boy (Part Two, As Written by his Mother) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
November 12, 2002 (Continued): My Dearest Johnny: As I was saying earlier, you and your sister were both very sick, and doctors were doubtful about your prognosis; but day, by day, you started showing subtile signs that you were starting to emerge from your coma. It was three month..
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Jordan Kyung's Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ths story of a hearing-impaired child. My name's Jordan Kyung Pearson, and I am 9 years old. I was born in Korea, and I was adopted by the Pearson family of Fort Worth, Texas, when I was just four years old. I am hearing-impaired. I am profoundly deaf, and I communicate by way of s..
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Jorja's Story. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman writes about her younger sister, who has Down syndrome...
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Joshua , There's Always Tomorrow.,,,Part Four by Mary Grace Patterson
The Body Dies, The Spirit Lives On. Born; April 8, 1998 - Departed to Heaven; May 25, 2000..
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Joshua's Fall from Grace by Richard Kallao
original..
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Joshua's Story , There's Always Tomorrow,,,Part three by Mary Grace Patterson
Joshuas life was brief . He went through so much and I have often wondered , "why" .It's so unfair for a little child or anyone else to have to suffer like he did! ..
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Joshua's Story ,, There's Always Tommorrow ,,Part Two by Mary Grace Patterson
Joshua had a deep impact on those who met him. There was an innocent angelic quality about him which drew people to him...
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Journal Entries (Part Eight): By Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana finally manages to add some new entries to her journal after several months of not being able to. She lets us know what is up with the Sandusky family...
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Joshua's Story,, There's Always Tomorrow,, Part One by Mary Grace Patterson
A story of love, strength, compassion, pain, spirtual grace, and eternal life. Writing about Joshua , helped to heal the terrible pain of loss and dispair I felt. It was part of the healing process for me. He still lives on in Gods kingdom. I wrote the story in four short parts. I hope many will ..
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Journal Entries (Part Five)...By Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Lousiana Sandusky continues to offer us glimpses into her life and let us know what is up with her and her friends...
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Journal Entries (Part Four)...By Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana continues her daily journaling (as time permits), letting us know what is going on with her family and life. She also gives us an update on her son, Johnny...
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Journal Entries (Part One)..Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother of a large brood of children writes down her thoughts in the course of a few days...
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Journal Entries (Part Six) (By Louisiana) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana continues with her journaling as time permits. This is her sixth entry. And Karla, who has a migraine headache now, was the inspiration for this story. Thanks, Karla, but sorry you are in more pain, which is what you DON'T need! :(..
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Journal Entries (Part Three): By Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana Sandusky writes of things that have been happening in her life, mainly about her son, Johnny, who is in the hospital with a heart problem. She also writes about a lady she met at the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, at the local television station, where she was manning the phone, ..
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Journal Entries (Part Two)~~By Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana Sandusky continues to write of her daily foibles in her life and in the lives of her family...
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Journal Entries, Part Seven: By Louisiana by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana writes about what is new with her family, observing a rare celestial treat, and other "newsworthy events" in her life...
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Jubaki's Story (As Dictated By M'buti) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Goo-goo..er, I mean, Hi!! This is Jubaki Miguel Sormiento speaking. I am a 2-year-old little boy, and I love my mommy and my daddy. My mommy's name is M'buti--hmm..isn't that a funny name?--, and my daddy's name is Roberto. Their last name is Sormiento. Daddy is a nurse, and mommy stays ..
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Judd The Pug by Sherry Little
This is about my new dog. His name is Judd the pug! He is one Happy dog...
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Jump by Richard Kallao
original my 800th story . :)..
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Just A Weekend Getaway!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A girl goes to Galveston with some friends for the weekend...
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Just Darren by Julia Johnson
This is my favorite true funny event that happened while I was a Teacher for fours and five year-olds. At the time of the story the boy was five but now he is seven-teen. I think good stories last forever. I worked in this place for ten years and loved the children! ..
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Just For Laughs Short Story by Venita Ennis
How an eight year old boy makes a Mud Bike...
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Just in Time by Mary Lacey, Desertrat
finding the good in people..
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Just Learn To Love Him....Krithi's Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
This story is about Lana Jiao Mai Coleman's little brother, Krithi Raj Seth, who was born in India. The Colemans live in Kennedale, Louisiana...
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Just Tori, Nothing Else.': Special Needs Parenting 101 by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A family is delighted at their special child's accomplishments...
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Kai-Lan. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A little girl with a facial deformity joins a new family in America. This is the continuation of her story, as told by her adoptive mother...
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Read excerpt from Kanani's Adventures Kanani's Adventures by Michele Makinson
This is a story about a Golden Retriever and her adventures in the Hawaiian Islands...
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