Jim Winslett


Was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, grew up in

Conroe, Texas,

and spent most of his adult life in


During those years in Houston, he was a

UPS driver


for almost thirty years, he directed a

Handbell choir

for seventeen years, and even owned a

Bed & Breakfast

on the beach for a few years. Now, he's 


and living in

Calgary, Alberta.

He's traveling the world in search of the best 

Roller coasters,

and he writes about those travels on his website

with essays, articles, and photos.