Recent Articles by Joseph Walker
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 4:01 pm 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 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.
Published: Friday, May 1, 2015 3:54 pm MDT
Jon and I didn't save Will last Sunday; we only retrieved him. Someone else saved him. And God knows.
Published: Thursday, April 30, 2015 11:57 am MDT
Ollie and I have a strange and wonderful relationship. I think it’s strange to have a pet that is definitionally wild. Ollie thinks it would be wonderful to eat me.
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:36 am MDT
By choosing to carry the full weight of every steppingstone and stumbling block we encounter on our journey through life, we give inordinate power to the past and dissipate the energy we should be focusing on t...
Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 1:40 am MDT
As I was driving to California that Easter weekend, I decided there was one thing I wasn’t going to tell my dying father — especially on Easter weekend. I wasn’t going to tell him “goodb...
Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:44 am MDT
I’m not trying to say that Mike’s foot was suddenly physically healed by a loving and well-intentioned kiss from his 3-year-old son. But there’s no denying that that pure, authentic act of lov...
Published: Sunday, March 22, 2015 11:25 am MDT
With March Madness capturing so much attention this week, we look at the original March madness and wonder with Cervantes: "Who knows where madness lies?"