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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.

Rocky Road (by Hannah Alexander)

As you can see, this is one rocky road! What, you thought I was talking about the ice cream? I wish! I love Rocky Road ice cream. But hiking this rocky road is better for my health than ice cream–unless, … Continue reading

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The Rocks (by Hannah Alexander)

Last Saturday I was looking outside at the snow and seeing the effects of the wind, and just hanging out, kind of like the cats are here: I hadn’t planned to get outside that day. At all. Didn’t feel the … Continue reading

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Retirement (by Hannah Alexander)

Kim Woodhouse, a friend of mine, loves snow. She lives in Montana, so that’s a good thing. I wish I shared her joy. We’ve begun our snow season here in Wyoming–which lasts 7 months, and even longer in the mountains. … Continue reading

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The Differences (by Hannah Alexander)

We recently traveled to our former home, partially to meet with family and friends, but also to get an idea about the differences one of our characters from Wyoming would encounter for the first time in the Missouri Ozarks. Since … Continue reading

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It’s That Time Again!

I don’t know about you, but I’ve found over the decades that some of the best friends I can have are those who know me best, knew me when I wasn’t as lovable as I am now, and still love … Continue reading

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Cloud Shadow (by Hannah Alexander)

“What’s in that field over there?” Mel exclaimed as we drove the wide open spaces where we had recently moved. “What are you talking about?” I asked. He pointed toward a distant parcel of land where the clouds blocked the … Continue reading

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My Boundary (by Hannah Alexander)

How many times have you seen a No Trespassing sign in the past year? Even here in wide open Wyoming, we have those signs. Of course, here, there’s usually a public road that goes through the land, which we can drive … Continue reading

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After the Burn (by Hannah Alexander)

Mel and I found this interesting word picture on a recent hike. This tree is burned. Ever felt that way? Burned-out? I don’t know what you think of when you hear the words “burned-out” but when I’ve done my best … Continue reading

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Watch What You Bring Home (by Hannah Alexander

Last week we were exploring the mountains with some friends when Connie wanted me to stop so she could take a picture. She saw a bloom she loved so much–purple and fluffy–that she wanted a plant just like it and … Continue reading

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RESPECT! (By Hannah Alexander)

Most of us who keep up with news might have seen a report about a nine-year-old child being butted into the air by a bison in Yellowstone recently. I saw the footage and was horrified. But I saw how close … Continue reading

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A Most Unusual Phrase (by Hannah Alexander)

You might not believe this, but last Friday I heard this sentence in everyday language: “Thank you for the red tape!” We all laughed with our friend, Charles, when he said it, but we truly were thankful for the red … Continue reading

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A Wild Ride (by Hannah Alexander)

I like to be in control when I’m in a car. All the time. When I’m riding with someone in a car and they slam their brakes too sharply or get too close to the bumper of the car ahead, … Continue reading

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Quick to Hear (by Hannah Alexander)

Have you responded to someone in anger recently? I don’t know about you, but I am in constant battle with my tongue. It tries hard to get away from me, and sometimes I don’t stop it in time. Kind of … Continue reading

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Wide Open Spaces (by Hannah Alexander)

If you don’t live in Wyoming, let me introduce you to one amazing highway. If you do live in Wyoming, you probably know what I’m talking about. This highway is called a two-track, and it’s quite honestly the style of … Continue reading

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The Heart of a King (review by Hannah Alexander

I recently received a copy of The Heart of a King, written by a friend of mine, Jill Eileen Smith. #TheHeartofaKing I’ve followed Jill’s writing career since it began, and have always enjoyed her highly readable writing style, which does … Continue reading

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