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25 Most Recent Family Short Stories

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The Memory Maker by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
This is the first story in a collection, whose working tilte is a Quilt of Words....
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The Memory Walk by Micki Peluso
A woman searches her past for memories and proof of a dream that was real...
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The Miracle of a Family by Joyce Bowling
I wrote this story for a graduate english class I took while working on my masters degree. We were asked to write about our fondest childhood memories...this was one of the easier lessons to write...much more than our darkest secrets...which I have yet to allow anyone a glimpse of...maybe someday?..
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THE MISSING LINK by June Betts
A young man's interest in caving was spurred by stories his grandfather related about visiting a cavern in West Virgina as a teenager...
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The Mom I Never Had... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young preteen writes about her mother and why she is so special to her...
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The Monster In My Closet by Elijah Rousset
This is about a child named john with a monster..
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The More, The Merrier: The Kincaid Family Story. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A family with twelve children (ten adopted, and most with special needs) shares their story...
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The Most Perfect Vacation by Gene Mays
We all have the need for that perfect vacation, the ultimate getaway, which refreshes our souls. When I envision the possibilities, the sound of ocean waves most always accompanies my dreaming. This picture of a seaside retreat includes my family, the complete ingredients, to The Most Perfect Vacati..
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The Mother by Helena Harper
A true story, written in verse - a tribute to a remarkable woman. ..
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The New Addition: Juka's Story Continues by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The little African child from Kenya that the Mulligan family has sponsored comes to America and joins the family he has only known about through videos or letters...
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The Not So Land by Richard Kallao
original sometimes wishing can be fun but becareful what you wish for. ..
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The Other Sandie by Steve Joos
A troubled teenager still longs for his first crush. His cousin's roommate is an attractive, groundbreaking female disc jockey at the local radio station. Did I mention that she shares a first name with the young man's lost love? Surely this won't lead to a case of mistaken identity when he ..
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The Out Kid by Sam Vaknin
Sima was six years old when she died. Mother turned off the television and instructed me to go to my grandma's home at once. ..
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The Pearson Clan Gets Bigger! :) Hanh Ly and Linn Chan Become Part of The Family by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The Pearson family of Fort Worth, Texas, grows in size by two, thanks to the additions of Hanh Ly and Linn Chan, who are Cambodian sisters who had previously been staying with the Sandusky family of Nashville, Tennessee, until the Pearson's paperwork could be completed. This is the story of the two..
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The Penguin and the Walrus by Richard Kallao
original..
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The Piano Lessons by Elizabeth Blake
As a child, I hated practicing the piano. My mother made me take those horrible lessons. But now as an adult, I've learned to appreciate what she wanted for me...
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The Plates by Myra Darwish
The Plates, a short story, speaks to the love and wisdom that parents can hand down to their children when they truly believe in them...
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The Power of Love: The Terwiliger Family Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The inspiring story of a special family in Georgia...
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The Power of Taste by John Herlihy
This is an excerpt taken from a chapter of one of my books entitled WISDOM OF THE SENSES. The chapter is called The Appreciative Power of Taste. I open the chapter with this story of my brotherís unexpected and unexplained affliction when his throat muscles and upper torso lost their po..
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The Prowler Part 3 by Barbara Sue
The story continues..
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The Quiet Giant by Brian Rathbone
The story of my grandfather teaching me to jog horses. Click the website link below...
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The Quilt Landed in New Orleans by Mary Lynn Plaisance
The magic flying quilt landed haphazardly in New Orleans on an upstairs balcony in the French Quarter....
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Read excerpt from The Reaper The Reaper by Katina Williams
The Reaper is a sequel to the original short story The Sower. It is told through the eyes of a young man, struggling to discover who he is and the unforgettable memory of his father. ..
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The Reconciliation by Paul Mc Cann
Hurts are harboured until a time when they set to sea and capsized ...
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The Red Coat. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A coat holds special significance to a woman...
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The Return of Jesus Christ by Richard Kallao
forget The Omega Code,The Omen or the Devil's Advocate,this is how I think Jesus will be back :)..
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The Road of Life... by April Smith
Some musings of mine...almost four years later... Richard D. Smith 12/6/50-5/5/02..
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The Rock Pile by Robert Harrison
Harry needed to look at the rock pile just one more time...
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The Rockette by Michelle Mills
Filling a void with love.....
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The Rocking Horse by Elijah Rousset
This is about a kid with a rocking horse galiping Across A open Field...
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The Ronee' Files (July 22, 2013): Still Sore, But So Glad To Be Home!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne writes in her journal while her newborn son is napping. She is still rather sore from her recent surgery, but is starting to feel a little bit better...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Eighty-Three: Snow And Cold Weather On The Way!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes in her journal for the first time this year...
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The Ronee' Files: Grand Ole Opry Birthday 2008 (And Other Matters!) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux writes about the Grand Ole Opry Birthday Celebration she and her family attended last week, the Harvest Festival, and other goings on in her life...
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The Ronee' Files: Olympics Fever Has Taken Hold!! (8/9/08) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes about the start of the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and other things...
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The Ronee' Files: Post Audition, April 25, 2009. (I MADE It!!!!) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' has earned a spot for a chance to appear on the televised portion of the fourth season of "America's Got Talent". As you can imagine, she's stoked...
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The Ronee' Files: A Rare Visitor And Other News! (1/25/'14) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Stinkowitz writes in her journal before retiring for the night...
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The Ronee' Files: Daddy, Loretta, And Other Happenings ... (2/26/'14) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Stinkowitz writes in her journal while waiting for Michael to finish cooking supper. They are having New York strip steak with Mexican spices, guacamole sauce, and jalapeno peppers, not to mention, baked potatoes. Image (c) 2014 by Karla Dorman...
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The Ronee' Files: Enjoying Parenthood And Life!! (9/5/'13) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Stinkowitz is enjoying being a mommy and wife...
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The Ronee' Files: My Mama's PREGNANT!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' has received some mighty big news involving her mama...
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The Ronee' Files: Nervous. (June 17, 2008) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is nervous about tonight: she is auditioning for a chance to make it to "America's Got Talent"...
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The Ronee' Files: Not A Good Day Yesterday... :( by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes in her journal; she is understandably worried about her brother, Johnny, who is currently in the hospital...
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The Ronee' Files: Sick. (1/5/'14). by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is sick with the flu. Image (c) 2013, by Karla Dorman...
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The Ronee' Files: The Audition... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is auditioning for a chance of a lifetime; she is very nervous, but is trying to remain hopeful...
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The Shirt by Daniel Keith
I would like to tell you a most embarrassing story that took place in the early 60's, about a shirt...
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The Silence of Infancy by John Herlihy
Reflections on the silence and angelic innocence found in the presence of an infant child. This is an excerpt taken from a new collection of essays soon to be published called FEATHERS IN THE DUST: Traditional Essays on the Human Condition...
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The Silent Sound by Richard Kallao
original, this is a life lesson for everyone enjoy...
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The Snowman ( A Short Short Story) by J.R. Reynolds
After a week of snow and ice my wife decided I should clean off the sidewalk and driveway...
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The Sounds of a Lifetime--A Mother's Day Story by Katie Gabrielle
Some moments are precious like the hands of a watch. Listen closely and remember the sounds of a lifetime... ..
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Read excerpt from The Sower The Sower by Katina Williams
The Sower is a beautiful tale of a man toiling to provide a better life for his family. The story is written in four, captivating parts...
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The Special Birthday Watch by Addie Williams Katie Fairchild
I, Katie, had to think a long time if this was OK to put this story on, especially since this site was only up for my mother, Addie Williams, but today is her Birthday, and I think she would appreciate it. It was written for her and my Great Grandmothers honor...
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6. BIG LUG CONTINUED !
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16. The Spooky Journey Continues
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