The Talk of Iowa: Hope on the Wind

     We came to Iowa for home truths of the heartland and got a stiff surprising dose this morning.  In his songs of the prairie–“so beautiful, stark and real”–singer-songwriter Pat Hazell invokes the memory of Brewster Higley, who wrote “Home on the Range,” and the novelist Willa Cather.   He was playing harmonica and piano, and […]