Jim Morrison is the host of North Shore Point House Concerts in Norfolk, Virginia. Grammy nominees and winners have been among the performers there. Over the years, those who have appeared include Alejandro Escovedo, Chuck Prophet, The Secret Sisters, Kim Richey, Dave Alvin, Aoife O'Donovan, The Black Lillies, Della Mae, Lloyd Cole, Jimmy LaFave, Kevin Welch, John Fullbright, Gretchen Peters, Tom Russell, Peter Case, Marshall Crenshaw, Mary Gauthier, Greg Trooper, Eric Andersen, Slaid Cleaves, Robbie Fulks, Shannon McNally, Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin, Tara Nevins (of Donna the Buffalo), Don Dixon and Marti Jones, Amy Rigby, Garland Jeffreys, Steve Forbert, Eliza Gilkyson, Jeff Black, Jim Lauderdale and Chris Smither.
He is a freelance writer who has flown barrel rolls with the Navy's Blue Angels (he didn't barf), climbed and slept overnight in a 243-foot-tall redwood (he didn't fall), and gone one-on-one with Muhammad Ali (he didn't flinch).
His award-winning stories have appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, Private Clubs, This Old House, National Wildlife, Smart Money’s offspring, George, Context, Planning, Family PC, Good Housekeeping, Playboy, Biography, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, Utne Reader, Southwest Spirit, the magazine of Southwest Airlines, and American Way, the magazine of American Airlines, among others. He is a regular contributor to Smithsonian.com.