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. For seven years, he 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. These days, you can find him back stateside, still filling notebooks.

It’s the Joe Rumore Show!

I reckon this is my week to stroll down memory lane. It’s lunch time at my house and I had to call in sick from work today. Something made me think I’d like some chili-cheese fries. I knew I had … Continue reading

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