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.

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February 27th, 2015 at 3:12 am

March 1 is St. David’s Day. It’s a very big day in Wales. Of course, most of us are not in Wales. If we were I would be saying, “Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant hapus.” That’s “Happy St. David’s Day” in Welsh. Oh, and I’d probably be saying it over a bowl of cawl, a stew […]

February 20th, 2015 at 5:37 am

I have always enjoyed getting my hair cut. Even as a kid, I don’t remember complaining about getting a haircut until about ninth grade, when I was more interested in trying to impress girls with my long, curly locks than I was in maintaining my comfortable, functional buzz cut. I think I came by it […]

February 13th, 2015 at 1:18 am

I first noticed Anita – really noticed her – at a church Valentine’s Day dance. OK, so I wasn’t the only one. Pretty much every other guy at the dance noticed her, too. How could you not? She was amazing. And not just because she was beautiful, with her shoulder-length blonde hair, her larger-than-life eyes […]

February 6th, 2015 at 6:57 am

The doctors called it “failure to thrive.” What that meant for little Benji is he wasn’t putting on any weight. He was eating well and doing all the things a newborn is supposed to do. He seemed to be in good health, generally. He had even grown a couple of inches in length. But when […]

January 30th, 2015 at 3:08 am

As far as I could tell, there was only one problem with Super Bowl I. The Green Bay Packers weren’t green. They were blue. And even though I had never before seen a professional football game live and in living color, I had read enough from my subscription to Sports Illustrated to know that the […]