Author Archives: Ol' Big Jim

About Ol' Big Jim

Ol' Big Jim, has been a storekeeper, an embalmer, a hospital orderly, a medical biller, and through it all, a teller of tall tales. Many of his stories, like his first book, New Yesterdays, are set in his hometown of Piedmont, Alabama. Since 2009 he has lived in the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, Amman, Jordan where he spends his time trying to visit each one of the thousands of Ammani coffee shops and scribbling in his ever-present notebook.

On her 77th birthday, Mother shares a few memories

The year of Our Lord, 1937 holds very special significance for me. It isn’t because John Steinbeck published Of Mice and Men or because Ford introduced the De Luxe Ford line. It isn’t even because JRR Tolkien released The Hobbit. No, it … Continue reading

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