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25 Most Recent Family Short Stories

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...
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...
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...
The Ronee' Files: My Mama's PREGNANT!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' has received some mighty big news involving her mama...
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"...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Silent Sound by Richard Kallao
original, this is a life lesson for everyone enjoy...
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...
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... ..
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...
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...
The Special Ghost of October by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
...a Ghost with a message..
The Stolen Car by Donna Chandler
They say that strange things happen all the time and that the world is getting smaller and smaller. Below is proof!..
The Struggle, First Generation (Introduction) by Karen Palumbo
An introduction to "The Struggle, First Generation"..
The Summer of Great Aunt Hattie (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
An update on a Great Aunt, who is staying with a girl and her family...
The Summer Of Great Aunt Hattie. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A girl's great aunt comes to stay with her family for the summer...
The Sun Never Shines on Me by Richard Kallao
The Surrender of Fort Fearless by Richard Radtke
There are milestones in all our lives this was one for me. The story has nothing to do with war, actually it is just a childhood memory. Of all the things I have written this perhaps is the one I hold most dear... ..
The Table Setting by DJ Kenney
Believing the ghost of his dead father lives in the barn, young Jake is trying to come to terms with the new man in his mom's life...
The Tear by CJ Heck
In loving memory of Joanne E. Parrish I love you, Mama..
The Tears That Fall by Rose Rideout
A story of a young girl who had the world at her fingertips, finds her world has just turned upside down. Hope you enjoy it. I have changed the name from (The End of The Beginning) to "The tears That fall", the more I wrote the more it felt right. ..
The Test of an Old Rogues Resilience by Southern Justice
The Sugar Transport Explosion saga continues..
The Thin Path by Roxanne Smolen
Too often when children leave the nest, we forget that the basis for the marriage is still there...
The Three Pennies by Raymond Morrow
Father and Son..
The Train Penny by Lark Pogue
A story of loss and the swift passing of time..
The Train Set--Crazy Eddie by Michael Eads
EDDIE CALDWINN WAS THE CRAZIEST KID I EVER SAW. He would try anything on a dare. ..
The Train Set--Kansas City, Missouri by Michael Eads
I was, 8 pounds 3 ounces. My mom had six kids and I was the biggest one. She said I hurt the most, whatever that means...
The Turning Bar by Cheryl Murphy
A true story.....
The Ugliest Christmas Tree by Felix Perry
Memories from a family of nine..
The Ultimate Home by Stacey Chillemi
Love will always guarantee you a happy home, but put a castle and a prince may not always bring you happiness. Love will guide the way to a happy home or as you say it, “The Ultimate Home.” ..
The Unattractive Donkey by Wanda Harrell
© 2005 Wanda L. Harrell ..
The Uncelebration Celebration by Theresa Franklin
Financial problems threaten to cancel a celebration for a young couple...
The Unfit Mother by Lisa Barker
I AM going to survive this twerp! (Humor/Family/Parenting) ------------------------------..
Then she gave him a cloak, and said, 'As soon as you put that on you will become invisible, and you will then be able to follow the princesses wherever they go.' When the soldier heard all this good advice, he was determined to try his luck, so he went to the king, and said he was willing to underta..
You silly creature!' said the eldest, 'it is nothing but a nail in the wall.' Down they all went, and at the bottom they found themselves in a most delightful grove of trees; and the leaves were all of silver, and glittered and sparkled beautifully. The soldier wished to take away some tok..
They danced on till three o'clock in the morning, and then all their shoes were worn out, so that they were obliged to leave. The princes rowed them back again over the lake (but this time the soldier placed himself in the boat with the eldest princess); and on the opposite shore they took leave of ..
The Twelve Dancing Princesses part 1 by CHIBUOKE EZEH
There was a king who had twelve beautiful daughters. They slept in twelve beds all in one room and when they went to bed, the doors were shut and locked up. However, every morning their shoes were found to be quite worn through as if they had been danced in all night. Nobody could find out how it ha..
The Wedding That Didn't Happen by MaryGrace Patterson
A factual account of the "NO Show" wedding. Part one of the continuing saga of, "Life With the Pattersons"...
The Whipping of a Life Time by Eva Santiago
This is a story of my childhood in Colombia. A story my sister Salome told me. Enjoy :)..
The Williams Family by Gloria Clark
There Is Nothing More Important Than Family And Family Values..
The Woman by Steven Elwood
This is in memory of my Mother...
The Womb by Sandra Hartsell
This is the story of a girl who has been in and out of my life for years...
The Wonderful World of Camping Part 1 by PJ Dunn
Random Musings of an Old Man..
The World According To Jodie...(As Written By Her Mom) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A little girl with severe spastic cerebral palsy and mental retardation lets us know what she thinks of society's reaction towards her and others like her. (Jodie, at the age of 12, is both physically and mentally handicapped, and she is mainly nonverbal. Her mother is acting as her voice. If Jodie..
The world taken my Adult children by Dorothy Parker
New technology is over coming the minds of our children and all the advertising ads shown on TV. It is mind controlling in a sense that where children may think they need this or that. Living in weary wicked world with not a hopeful future for our next generation is causing friction between parents ..
The writing box by Steve Joos
Suppose you had a dream or a gift which somehow never saw its full promise in part because of the attitude of those around you. Meet Stephanie Long, who may have a gift which she gets from her father. A gift which he didn't develop because developing that gift was only important to him...
These Are The People ... Ben's Mom by Alan Busch
The trials of sick children and failing marriages .....
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Family Stories
1. Doorway...
2. What makes the good old days the good old
4. The Stolen Car
6. God's Cake
7. Mommy Was The Best, And She Still Is
8. Shalom: New Additions, Faith and Love...Re
9. Wayne Wright At The Fair!: September 8, 20
10. Mayday, Mayday, Mayday (excerpt)
11. The Cookie Jar
12. Quality Time
13. An Update: M'Buti And Roberto Moore, Janua
14. M'Buti Moore Writes: Settling In Our New H
16. Brain Surgery for a Headache?
17. Louisiana's Thoughts And Musings: Akihiko
18. Fisseha And Tseha: The Adoption Chronicles
19. The Hidden Blessing
20. Bella In America: The Adoption Chronicles.

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Just Shut Up and Drive
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One teen, one cranky old man and the open road. What could go wrong?..  
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