Author Archives: alexanderhodde

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.

Something New by Hannah Alexander

I look at the title above and feel overwhelmed just thinking about trying something new. Life gets so complicated that the very thought of taking on yet another project numbs my brain. These kittens in the picture? They’re a big … Continue reading

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FREEDOM by Hannah Alexander

I read a post recently that said many people don’t know what the July 4 holiday is all about. Maybe that’s true, and if it is, it’s tragic. We have so many freedoms in our country, and those freedoms have … Continue reading

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Healing the Wounds by Hannah Alexander

Being linked to the medical profession by my husband, I saw a lot of sick people, injured people, and people struggling with mental illness come through our clinic. They all had one thing in common–if the injury or illness was … Continue reading

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A Garden of Variety by Hannah Alexander

I have never been a gardener. The last time my mother made me work in the garden pulling weeds, I pulled out all the carrots. And not on purpose to convince her to stop making me work. When we moved … Continue reading

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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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