Summary: Adam has been back from college for a few months but is having a hard time settling in with the ranch hands and his brothers. Through the wisdom of his father he learns some lessons about being a boss and a brother. A What-Happens-Years-Before the episode The Grand Swing.
Summary – In the episode Gabrielle, one man was changed drastically by her consistent love. This is his reflection of that change. Written for a challenge of how Love Changes Everything. Based on the song by Andrew LLoyd Webber.
Summary – Adam Cartwright and Lotta Crabtree were supposed to be strangers when her carriage broke down on the Ponderosa, but something in their demeanor seemed to say otherwise. Based on the episode A Rose for Lotta. Dialogue in the last chapter is from the episode written by David Dortort.
Summary – Spending the day fishing can open up all sorts of discussions. Adam asks Joe for help with his troubled grandson, but the child isn’t the only one helped by the fresh air and touch of home that the Ponderosa offers. Thanks to a friend for the title.
Summary: When Ben and Inger left her brother Gunnar in Illinois (Inger, My Love), he was searching for his purpose in life, heading to the Canadian gold fields. The Last Viking showed he maintained his wild side. But how would his life have turned out if he had listened to his sister’s words? A WHI for The Last Viking.
Written for the Bonanza Brand 2018 Ancestry Challenge – Several relatives of the Cartwrights have turned up from time to time. Are there more and what effect do they have on the Cartwrights?
Summary: As three of the Cartwrights are making their way home for Christmas, Ben becomes ill. Adam and Hoss find a rancher willing to give them refuge from the cold and snow. Little do they know, their rescuer has a connection with another journey the Cartwrights made many years earlier. Ben, Adam and Hoss find they’ve come full circle in their Christmas journeys.