The views expressed, and the falsehoods portrayed as truth in the Medium publication of January 7 make necessary a defined change of direction in the publication of my articles. This…


Good for us! 2020 dumpster fire ornaments were all the rage, as the world waited the few days to get it over with! Lots of rough stuff going on LAST year, oh it feels so good to call it that! But just letting 2021 go on and happen is not…


Its Thanksgiving weekend, and 2020 has been such a horrible year, I combined the two activities I do for Christmas, and put both outdoor and indoor decorations up in 3 days, just to make my wife happy. She’s a little girl and loves all the lights and ornaments and everything…


It is now 5 times that someone has approached me in some fashion or another with a new employment opportunity. The latest was from a person who sent it to me via email, the check being a pdf. He sent the front and back of it, and asked me to…


Between a Chinese virus and a hurricane season on steroids, people are lining up and staying up on New Year’s Eve to kick 2020 out the door, off their calendars! Add a particularly virulent election year that is running away with suspicions and mystery as to the next president. …


There was an experiment conducted years ago, called the biosphere. It was a giant bubble, extended over a certain amount of ground, providing light, air, nutrients, but no wind, no breeze, even. It was an experiment in growing, to see how plant life would grow. …


A few articles ago, I wrote on what it takes to write. The general idea was that it takes a certain amount of courage and confidence to create something and publish it. True it is, but it goes much further than writing. …


There’s something about sports in general that brings out the herd instinct in people. Not only do we enjoy our own team’s trials and triumphs, we get to do it in the company of those with like mind. Pro sports of late have gone a direction of public statement of…


In the South, as in any part of the world, we all have dialects, phrases, and ways of talking. Its
“The way people talk” Cybill Shepherd says about her song about her hometown “Talk Memphis to me”, (check it out on YouTube). While we are a region that is really…


I always thought it weird that the hurricane season doesn’t officially end until the end of October. It seemed a bit long to keep your eyes out and your guard up that late into the year. But I was basing that perception based on local weather trends, and not on…

Jim G Williams

A Memphis born and raised writer, with a genuine affection for the music that was also born here.

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