About Joseph
Value Speak
Christmas on Mill Street
Why A Website?

About Joseph

Joseph Walker began his professional writing career in 1980 as a staff writer for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, eventually becoming that newspaper’s television and live theater critic.

Doing It Right

Janelle was running late for work, so she just had time for a quick look at herself in the mirror as she was going out the door. What she saw there made her stop dead in her tracks. Her white blouse was — shudder! — wrinkled.

Christmas on Mill Street

Readers will laugh out loud at the adventures and many poignant lessons leading up to Christmas Day and Sam’s eventual duel with Mill Street. Christmas on Mill Street is a delightful and inspirational family gift for this holiday season.

Why a Website?

For years people have been asking me: “Do you have a Web site?” At first this question was met with the same glassy look I usually reserve for my brother-in-law when he starts talking about auto mechanics or plumbing.

The Latest & Greatest

June 26th, 2015 at 1:34 pm

It started out normally enough. My eldest son, Joe, and I had been arm wrestling on a fairly regular basis for almost as long as he had had arms. I can remember propping up his elbow on a stack of encyclopedias so his hand could reach mine. Of course, his elbow never stayed on the […]

June 18th, 2015 at 9:38 pm

Jason isn’t exactly a Father’s Day veteran. This Sunday will be, in fact, his first. And not just because he and his wife, Stacy, just had their first child a couple of months ago. Jason doesn’t have much experience with fathers, period. He never knew his father, and his mother wasn’t much of a socializer, […]

June 6th, 2015 at 11:25 pm

I’m not saying the young woman in the fancy sports car was rude when she cut me off in the fast food restaurant’s drive-through line. On second thought, I am saying that because … well … she was rude. I don’t think she was intentionally rude. It was more of an accidental rudeness. Like she […]

May 30th, 2015 at 12:07 am

If memory serves – and let’s face it, memory’s service is becoming less and less reliable these days – I only wanted three things for my high school graduation: a really nice watch, a really good kiss and some idea what the heck I was going to do for the next 60 years or so. […]

May 22nd, 2015 at 2:51 am

It would be stretching things to suggest that Memorial Day was Dad’s favorite holiday. Truth be told, he was actually more of a Thanksgiving man. That was a day that called for lots of eating, shooting half-court set shots on the basketball court with the boys and giving long-winded prayers – all specialties of the […]