Recent Articles by Joseph Walker
Published: Thursday, July 2, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
John Adams didn’t have anything against the Fourth of July. He just thought it was two days too late.
Published: Thursday, July 2, 2015 11:04 am MDT
My son and I had a relationship based on a certain set of assumptions. And now those assumptions are no longer valid, so we had to reconfigure our relationship based on new realities and circumstances.
Published: Sunday, June 21, 2015 9:51 am MDT
We tell a crude joke or make an inappropriate comment to or about someone else, or we criticize others for situations and circumstances beyond their control, and the greatest harm that is done is to ourselves.
Published: Friday, June 19, 2015 4:26 pm MDT
My young friend never had a father in his own life, but as we approach his first Father's Day as a father, he's figuring out fatherhood with the help of a 2-month-old baby named Luke.
Published: Friday, June 12, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
After making my usually calm and dignified father literally hopping mad one bedtime, my sisters learned that no matter how good we may be with words, we often teach our most powerful messages without them.
Published: Sunday, May 31, 2015 4:04 am MDT
That last-second free throw during an NBA playoff game may be stressful or filled with anxiety or even extreme tension. But it is definitely not The Pressure.
Published: Friday, May 29, 2015 4:30 pm MDT
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.
Published: Saturday, May 23, 2015 3:34 am MDT
Memorial Day is a time for remembering, with flowers representing what Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called "the forget-me-nots of the angels" — or, in some cases, smelly irises and lilacs.
Published: Friday, May 15, 2015 8:57 am MDT
If we have established a personal history of integrity, honesty, hard work and fair play, people will tend to give us the benefit of the doubt when we occasionally fall humanly short of perfection.
Published: Friday, May 8, 2015 4:03 pm MDT
On this Mother's Day, I honor the two great women in my life: the one who gave me life, and the one who gave my life meaning.