About The Author


Jim Painting grew up in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. He is an ordained minister and has served in churches in Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia for over 40 years. Since 2007 he has also been the curator of The Ashton House Museum in Carrollton, Ohio. The museum displays artifacts of both historical and nostalgic interest. Jim is married to Elaine J. Amos Painting and the two of them have five children and eight grandchildren.