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Family Treasures (by Sierras)

Summary:  Ben and his young sons have received a box from Inger’s brother Gunnar right before Christmas. What could be inside?

Rating:  G 965 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Mama’s Brooch (by Sierras)

Summary: Joe and his wife are having their first Christmas together.  He would like to find her a special gift. Pa has an idea.

Rating:  G  435 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Wishes (by Sierras)

Some wishes come true as hoped for, some wishes just can’t be, and some wishes come true in ways not expected. It is the middle of winter and two weeks before Christmas. Joe and Adam find stowaways hiding in their wagon.
Rating: G
Word Count: 6,614

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Sunrise (by Sierras)

Summary: Joe comes home shot and fighting for his life. His family and friends hope and pray he will make it.

Rating: PG

Word Count: 10,159

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I’ll Wait (by Sierras)

Summary:  The Cartwrights discover dangerous and unwanted company hiding out on the Ponderosa.

Rating: PG
Word Count: 7,031

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Posted in Drama Joe Cartwright Prequel What Happened Before

Eagle’s Nest (by Sierras)

Summary:  It is spring, and the winter has passed. Five-year-old Little Joe wanders off to find his mama who died a couple of months earlier. This is about the incident that is referenced by Ben to Little Joe in the episode “Between Heaven And Earth” written by Ed Adamson

Rating G

Word Count: 3,184

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