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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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Steve Alford

Like most college basketball fans, I’ve been watching March Madness.  The highlight of the first day of action was #14 Harvard upsetting #3 New Mexico, led by former Iowa coach Steve Alford.  Many Hawkeye fans still dislike Alford and celebrated New Mexico’s loss.  This has led several people to ask me why he is disliked by many in Iowa and what my personal opinion is of Alford. These are nothing more than my opinions and observations I’ve made from years of being a Hawkeye fan.  Just fair warning!  But here are a few reasons why Steve Alford still captures the…

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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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