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About alexanderhodde

I love to write, I love to read (in that order) and I love to hike. My husband loves to fly remote control model airplanes, when he can get them into the air.

The Good Stuff by Hannah Alexander

After the end of a long travel itinerary and stressful driving in a strange place at midnight, I was just about to do some spouting off here about never flying again, never traveling again, maybe staying forever in our little … Continue reading

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Do You Need a 36-hour Day? by Hannah Alexander

Do you ever feel so rushed that you don’t know if you can get everything done today that MUST absolutely be done? I’ve managed to slow down a little lately, but I’ve been reading posts from friends who have the … Continue reading

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Birth is Still a Miracle–by Hannah Alexander

Let me show you some pictures of our recent miracles, then let me tell you how these little miracles came to us, specifically. This was not my plan, of course. Kittens? Another stray cat? We’ve had ten come to our … Continue reading

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A Ride on the Wild Side by Hannah Alexander

Mel and I recently took a research trip for a possible new setting for a book. We have moved to the edge of the sand hills in Western Nebraska, and had been told that the real sand hills were to … Continue reading

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AFTER The Deadline by Hannah Alexander

Pretty much everyone I know lives with a deadline of some kind. Most of my writing friends know the squeeze of a writing-rewriting-promoting deadline. Sure, being a writer is a lot of fun (in our dreams) but there is nothing … Continue reading

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True Fiction by Hannah Alexander

I once was told by an editor that when a true story is written into a novel, it was called factionalization. My dictionary tells me that’s not a real word, but it fits for me. I recently read a rich … Continue reading

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Don’t Complain about Dandelions by Hannah Alexander

You might remember a blog several months ago about how not to move, including many of the careless mistakes I made when packing to move 850 miles from where we lived. The injuries were not fun. Well, the second part … Continue reading

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If You Love the Book of Ruth… by Hannah Alexander

I always loved the book of Ruth. It includes the best types of conflict but it also has a happy ending. Today is Valentine’s Day. What a fitting day for a book about Ruth, Redeeming Grace, to be released. If … Continue reading

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What Tracks do I Leave? by Hannah Alexander

Picking up where I left off two weeks ago, I’m still following tracks outside in the snow. But the snow has melted quite a bit since last week’s storm. What was once so light and powdery that I had no … Continue reading

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My Freaky New Life by Hannah Alexander

I realize I’ve made it onerously apparent in posts from the past that Mel and I have moved 850 miles from a place we called home for many decades to the Nebraska Panhandle. Wow, what a move. It’s a whole … Continue reading

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One More Week by Hannah Alexander

I’m sorry I didn’t announce this earlier, but throughout the month of December, we had our Healing Touch series on sale on Kindle for .99 per title. I was going to take down the sale today, but because I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Grace of Joseph by Hannah Alexander

          Our Clash verse today was about Joseph dealing with Mary’s unexpected pregnancy. Being a law-abiding Jew, he knew that legally he would need to divorce Mary–until he was told differently, of course. But because he … Continue reading

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Smiling Again by Hannah Alexander

Yes, of course I’ve written about this before. After writing hundreds of posts with Christiansread, some of us are bound to cover the same territory twice. I do, however, believe this subject bears repeating. December has always been my most … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time by Hannah Alexander

  Long ago and far away, a California girl moved to the Missouri Ozarks with her parents. To say that it was traumatic would be a tragic understatement. She knew no one and had no siblings. Her parents both worked … Continue reading

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Beneath Skin Deep by Hannah Alexander

  Once upon a time I asked a well-known Christian psychologist how to make new friends. Not that I was in need of more friends at the time, but I’d made the mistake of trusting someone who proved untrustworthy, and … Continue reading

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