Category Archives: Hannah Alexander

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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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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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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