Recent Articles by Joseph Walker
Published: Friday, November 21, 2014 4:00 pm MST
With unusual circumstances this year, a proposal to go out to eat — for Thanksgiving enchiladas — seemed attractive until the fourth Thursday has gotten closer and I have found myself yearning for t...
Published: Monday, November 17, 2014 2:48 pm MST
I totally understand the jubilation on the faces of exuberant European Space Agency officials this week when their remarkable Philae landing probe landed on a comet. I felt the exact same thing when I fixed the...
Published: Monday, November 10, 2014 3:00 pm MST
I’ll be thinking of them all this Veteran’s Day — the Wandas and Buds of our past, present and future — with honor, respect and gratitude. And not in secret code.
Published: Friday, October 31, 2014 4:01 pm MDT
We hear a lot about how troubled teenagers are. But there are also a lot of terrific young people who are doing good things and preparing themselves to be positive, dynamic leaders for the future.
Published: Friday, October 24, 2014 4:00 pm MDT
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. Then Barbara came along.
Published: Monday, October 20, 2014 4:01 pm MDT
The main difference between the two top women of my early life was Jean’s inability to say “no” to anything. Whereas Mom could nix an idea before the words had even come together in your brain...
Published: Friday, October 10, 2014 4:36 pm MDT
Has there been a friend whose thoughtfulness made your world a more peaceful place this year?
Published: Monday, October 6, 2014 12:20 pm MDT
Every time I turn on the news I hear this scary word that hasn’t always been scary: Ebola.
Published: Monday, September 29, 2014 12:01 pm MDT
Respect as a concept was huge at our house — perhaps not as spelled out as it is in Otis Redding’s lyric, but huge nonetheless.
Published: Sunday, September 21, 2014 1:11 am MDT
It’s easy to understand why something we do roughly 20,000 times a day might be taken for granted.