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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.

Do You Remember? (by Hannah Alexander)

I was alone at home when we were attacked seventeen years ago. I received the horrible news from my writing buddies online, and the shock of it sank in more and more deeply as the day wore on. Do you … Continue reading

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Braced for Chaos (by Hannah Alexander)

This huge tunnel is a drainage from a dam just a few hundred feet away. It empties into the Green River in a canyon in Utah. There are warnings along the river that it might suddenly rise by six feet. … Continue reading

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Blow-out (by Hannah Alexander)

This weekend has been our first time for company in our new home, so the past couple of days have been a big deal for us. Having family made it easy and so much fun. We had a guided tour … Continue reading

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Summer Trip (by Hannah Alexander)

What a beautiful world we live in! After our move west two years ago, and then another move farther west this year, we haven’t been in the mood for yet another long trip this summer, but we wanted to explore … Continue reading

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Time is Running Out! (by Hannah Alexander)

For those who are Amazon Prime members, you probably know that the Prime sale is drawing to a close. I made my purchase and will not return to the site. Too tempting to spend more money. But time has been … Continue reading

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Looking for a Doctor? (by Hannah Alexander)

I’ve received quite a bit of input lately from former patients who are having trouble finding a doctor who will listen and is willing to prescribe the meds needed. Mel did that for them when we had our own clinic, … Continue reading

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A Drive to Remember (by Hannah Alexander)

This week Mel and I are moving into our permanent home. I mean that with all my heart. Permanent. God might have other ideas, but while we’re on this earth, I never want to undertake another move. This past weekend, … Continue reading

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Switchbacks (by Hannah Alexander)

This past week, Mel and I hiked a breathtakingly beautiful trail up Casper Mountain in Wyoming. One thing about Wyoming I love is that we still have mountains and lakes and rivers and trails–all kinds of beauty–but fewer people crowd … Continue reading

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Check Your Engines: An Animal Story (by Hannah Alexander)

Once upon a time, fourteen years ago, I stepped onto the front porch of our house and caught a mama cat nursing three half-grown kittens. She was a pretty thing, as were her kittens. Calico and tortoiseshell. But I immediately … Continue reading

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The Things I’ve HEARD!!! (by Hannah Alexander)

Having lived in small communities all my adult life, I know the power of hearsay. Rumors. In fact, one of my favorite games as a kid was playing “Telephone,” when we would begin with one statement, whisper it around a … Continue reading

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The Right Gear by Hannah Alexander

Have you moved lately? I don’t mean getting out and moving your body, but moving your household to another place. We did that this past weekend and I discovered how out-of-shape I have become. We (meaning mostly Mel) filled a … Continue reading

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Binge Much? (by Hannah Alexander)

I’ve been seeing this term more often lately–binge watching. We binge on television shows, watching half a season of our favorite TV shows in one sitting just because we have the technology. Because it’s available now. Maybe there are other … Continue reading

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The Wedding Kiss (by Hannah Alexander)

At long last, I have uploaded my newly rewritten novel, The Wedding Kiss, to Kindle. If you belong to Kindle Unlimited, it’s there, too. I’m particularly excited about the cover, designed by a very good friend, Angela Hunt. This book … Continue reading

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A Passion (by Hannah Alexander)

Last week I was working my way through a mountain of documents and paperwork, tired of the whole thing and wishing I could just burn it all. Tax documents? Who cares. Yeah, yeah, I know, the minute I throw something … Continue reading

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Grist for the Mill (by Hannah Alexander)

There was a sudden, repeated jangle of the doorbell–not once but many times. Then came a pounding at the front door at our house yesterday. Someone was yelling, but I couldn’t hear what she said. I was, of course, in … Continue reading

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