About Joseph
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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

October 24th, 2014 at 8:19 am

I’ll be honest – we haven’t always had a great church choir. Which is kind of weird because we have some pretty terrific singers in the congregation. For example, Sterling sang on a Grammy Award-winning album or two. Rick and Holly did a Mary and Joseph thing during last year’s Christmas program that was so […]

October 17th, 2014 at 1:01 am

There was a time in my life when I wasn’t exactly sure who my mother was. Was it the older woman with the jet black hair and olive skin? Or was it the fresh-faced, brown-haired teenager, the one everyone called Jean? For the first few years it was truly puzzling until I figured it out: […]

October 10th, 2014 at 3:35 am

By the time you read this, you’ll know something that I don’t know: the winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. The announcement is expected on Friday; I’m writing on Thursday. And no, I’m not expecting a call from Nobel headquarters in Oslo, Norway, between my now and your now. I pretty much blew that […]

October 3rd, 2014 at 5:19 am

Every time I turn on the news I hear this scary word that hasn’t always been scary: Ebola. Prior to 1976, if you said “Ebola” you were probably referring to the Ebola River in what is now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to my research staff (thank you, Wikipedia), the Ebola […]

September 26th, 2014 at 3:50 am

To be honest, I don’t think my parents ever heard Aretha Franklin sing “Respect” back in 1967. There wasn’t a lot of room for the Queen of Soul on the AM radio station to which they listened, what with all the Mantovani, Percy Faith and Perry Como music that had to be played. Which is […]