Essays http://iowapublicradio.org en Karen Weir-Jimerson http://iowapublicradio.org/post/karen-weir-jimerson <p>In her new collection of essay&#39;s,<em> <a href="http://www.karenweirjimerson.com/"><u><font color="#0066cc">So Much Sky</font></u></a></em>, author Karen Weir-Jimerson offers up bite-sized gems that view modern life through a rural lens. Many of the pieces were originally published in her popular &quot;Slow Lane&quot; column for Country Home magazine. Charity talks with Weir-Jimerson about her stories featuring a sometimes-forgotten world of chirping crickets, rogue tornados and country characters.</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 20:39:54 +0000 Charity Nebbe 60 at http://iowapublicradio.org