Archive for 'Barry Alvarez'

Random Hash

Here I am, back again…with another edition of Random Hash! Gone Through November Well, as you might have noticed, I’ve been a bit absent lately…in fact, I was MIA through the entire month of November!  Truth be told, I’ve been hard at work conducting research for my fourth book. People sometimes ask me how hard it is to write a book.  Not surprisingly, I can honestly tell you that it’s very hard…at least it’s hard to do reasonably well.  But as difficult as the writing is, it’s actually much more difficult to do all the research beforehand. Take my latest book…

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What It Means to Be a Hawkeye Radio Tour

I mentioned in my last post that I’m trying to do a better job of recognizing people in the media who have complimented my books.  I recently looked back at some of my earlier posts and realized that October 2011 was one of the most fun months I’ve had during my writing journey…and so far, I’ve completely failed to mention that month!  So take a trip back with me, if you will, to a year and a half ago – long before this website was launched – and let me tell you about one of my favorite professional experiences: the What It Means to Be a Hawkeye radio tour….

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Random Hash

So much to report…guess it’s time to hash it out!  With a nod to Gus Schrader, here’s this week’s random hash. A Personal Update Sad to say, I was put on the DL this past weekend.  I was peacefully sleeping in my bed at around 2:30 AM when my apartment building’s fire alarms went off.  My apartment’s fire alarms are just insanely loud, loud enough to scare the ever living daylights out of you when they’re triggered.  Well, here it is, 2:30 AM in the morning, pitch black, when I’m jolted from my sleep by these incredibly loud, screeching alarms. This alarm…

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