Category Archives: Hannah Alexander

For Your Downtime (by Hannah Alexander)

I wholeheartedly endorse what Vicki said yesterday, and what other buddies of mine have said here about the world pandemic. All I have to add to is that: Mel and I are in our third week of fever and cough … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money (by Hannah Alexander)

Mel and I have recently plunged back into marketing our books, uploading more to Amazon, and basically learning new ways of reaching prospective readers as we pursue the independent publishing dream. At church, we have been learning, yet again, about … Continue reading

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A True Neighbor (by Hannah Alexander)

Since we began moving around the country four years ago–after living in one area code for many decades–Mel and I have discovered the true need of a good neighbor. We had wonderful neighbors in Missouri, and I also believe we … Continue reading

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Ladies Only, Please (by Hannah Alexander)

I never thought I’d be posting this message at this stage in my life. I mean, many of us are no longer in our teens or twenties. Some of us are much older, and would never dream that we might … Continue reading

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It’s That Time Again (by Hannah Alexander)

You know how you feel when the winter weather has let up for a few days and there are signs of warmth? I know, I know it depends on where you live. For instance, if you live in the far … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Word (by Hannah Alexander)

This is where the deer and antelope play…literally. It’s home on the range. It’s where seldom is heard a disparaging word (I believe the original word was disparaging, not discouraging, though I could be wrong) and the skies are not … Continue reading

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A Fine Goodbye (by Hannah Alexander)

I have never been one to make New Years resolutions, at least not after the first few times when I was very young. To me, there is no magical flip of the wrist that makes all the realities of the … Continue reading

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One More Week! (by Hannah Alexander)

I know you don’t want to hear that you have one more shopping week until Christmas. So instead, I’m going to remind you that amidst all the rush and hurry and stress of Christmas shopping and planning and cooking and … Continue reading

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FRUSTRATED? (by Hannah Alexander)

Have you ever found yourself in a situation that confused you to pieces and you didn’t quite know how to get out of it? Maybe it was a relationship that took a bad turn, perhaps you were trying to read … Continue reading

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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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