Prides Hollow Story Series by Award-Winning Storyteller Kelly Swanson

Prides Hollow Story Series by Award-Winning Storyteller Kelly Swanson

Southern Humor - Motivation - Storytelling at its finest - Garrison Keillor Meets Minnie Pearl. Welcome to Prides Hollow, the small town with a big heart. Where people stay but the gossip travels. Award-winning storyteller Kelly Swanson takes you to her town of Prides Hollow, about a mile and a hair past nowhere. Where the simple life is revered, ordinary heroes are appreciated, and the stories are never fancy - they're just about the people. And everything is better with a casserole and a bless your heart. It's the mythical town filled with people you know. Season 1 is all about the challenge Old Man Wither's has left to the town - to do something brave. These are their stories. Plenty of humor with lots of heart.The video version of this podcast is on youtube on PridesHollow.comFor more about Kelly go to MotivationalSpeakerKellySwanson.com To get your key to the city go to Patreon.com/kellyswanson

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January 25, 2023 3 mins

Ya'll are not going to believe who my cousin brought to Buck and Betty's wedding. It was horrible. Glad I was there to see it, and glad I get to share it with you. Nothing's ever boring in Prides Hollow, the small town with the big heart, where the people stay but the gossip travels. Just remember, you didn't hear it from me. 


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Diddly may consider himself the master of pranks, much to the dismay of his wife, Boo. But this time, he went too far. 

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When the simple act of watching TV together can drive you to drink. Enjoy this quick little laugh on me.

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Kelly shares a moment that probably shouldn't be shared. Bless her heart. Ringworm is no joke! 


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I think almost every family has a Nester. Bless his heart. He called us this week to tell us he saw Jesus on the side of his garage. And of course he wants to profit on it. Life is never boring in the small town with the big heart, where the people stay, but the gossip travels. Just remember - you didn't hear it from me!

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December 28, 2022 6 mins

A simple story about a tree and its impact on our childhood. Inspired by my recent trip to Spruce Pine, NC, where I met my people. I hope you like it. 

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Bless Bitsy's heart for trying, but she is not adjusting too well to that new Peloton she just got. She sure did make those EMTs work hard for their paycheck. Join us for another hilarious tale from Prides Hollow, where things are NEVER boring. Share this video with your friends who need a laugh. Subscribe to the channel so you'll know when new stories come out. And stay on the funny side of life.

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Oh my. Ernestine would have a FIT if she knew I was telling you this story. But it is too good to keep a secret. You have GOT to hear what happened when she went for her gynecology appointment. It is OMG graphic. So don't say I didn't warn you. Just remember, you didn't hear it from me.

Another hilarious tale from funny motivational speaker Kelly Swanson and her small town with the big heart - where the peo...

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December 7, 2022 5 mins

Sparky's done run out of his ninth life. Found him during a game of hide and seek. Most exciting family reunion ever. Come find out how it went, in our tiny town with a small heart, where the people stay but the gossip travels. And even a funeral for a cat can be fun to watch.

Funny motivational speaker, Kelly Swanson, is editor of the Prides Hollow Gazette, bringing you the latest news that fit to tell. Bring Kelly ...

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Another hilarious moment in Prides Hollow when they find a brassiere in aisle three of Buster's Bait and Tackle. Right near the egg salad sandwiches and the bait - where my cousin's water broke last year.  Place your bets on the owner of the bra. Pot is up to $200. Things are never boring in this tiny town with the big heart - where the people stay but the gossip travels. Just remember, you didn't hear it from me. 

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You are not going to believe what Ernestine Fink did in the sanctuary when she tripped over a dead body! It is a story you will NEVER forget.

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November 16, 2022 3 mins

Ever thought a taxidermied moose would make a great gift? Neither did Fern. Come hear another hilarious bit of news from the small town with the big heart, where the people stay but the gossip travels. Hilarious southern storyteller Kelly Swanson just keeps bringing more funnies from her beloved town. Need a laugh today? This is it.

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Who knew that one little letter could make such a difference? Poor Duvelle. Enjoy today's laugh at her expense. Just remember, you didn't hear it from me!

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Did you hear? There was a break in over at Bert and Erma's house! Let me be the first to give you the details. It was harrowing.

Just another quick bit of hearsay from the small town with the big heart, where the people stay but the gossip travels. 

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A touching story about the bond between a boy and his grandpa. 

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Poor thing. Not Fern. Her dog. Who can blame that dog for quitting? There's only so much a support animal should have to take. I'm just saying.
 
Just another quick bit of hearsay from the small town with the big heart, where the people stay but the gossip travels. 

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Good grief. He's done it again. Earl has done lost his teeth. If you find them, please bring them to Bingo.  

Things are never boring in the small town with the big heart, where the people stay but the gossip travels. 

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It's a miracle and a half! Nester was saved this week. You've GOT to hear how it happened.

Just another quick bit of hearsay from the small town with the big heart, where the people stay but the gossip travels. 

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As you may already know, Percy passed. If you didn't make the funeral, then you should hear about the doves that were released at the ceremony. It wasn't pretty.

Just another quick bit from the small town with the big heart, where the people stay but the gossip travels. 

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What is this world coming to? You can't even go in for a pedicure without being afraid. Come here what happened at the nail salon when Nadine was almost killed.

More gossip from the small town with the big heart, where the people stay, but the gossip travels. You can count on me to give you the scoop.

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