Joseph’s second book of essays and poems — Zephyr of Time, Meditations on Time and Nature — is available now, also published by Lichen Rock Press.  See the Zephyr cover here.   Click here for one of the Zephyr essays.

          His first book, Canyon Breezes, Exploring Magical Places in Nature, was published by Lichen Rock Press in June, 2015.

Constance King Designs designed  both books of essays and poems.  Katherine helped immensely in the editing and design, and was the photographer of both books' cover photos.  Use these links to read two of the essays:

Jornada of Ravens and When the Hummingbirds Leave.

Both books can be purchased at the following locations:

  • Rogers Mesa Store, 32345 Hwy 92, Hotchkiss
  • Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum, 180 S 2nd St, Hotchkiss.
  • Grand Valley Books, 350 Main St, Grand Junction.
  • Out West Books,  533 Main St, Grand Junction.
  • Crystal Books, 439 Main St, Grand Junction.
  • Back of Beyond Books, Moab, Utah.
  • Delta County Historical Society, 251 Meeker St, Delta.
  • Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, Steamboat Springs.
  • Between the Covers Bookstore, Telluride.
  • Maria’s Bookshop, Durango.
  • Re/Max Mountain West Real Estate Office, Paonia.
  • Western Colorado Realty, Hotchkiss.
  • Gambles-Ace, 121 East Bridge St., Hotchkiss.

      Both books are available for reading at the libraries in Hotchkiss, Cedaredge, Paonia, Montrose and Grand Junction, Colorado, and Tuscola, Illinois.  And can be found online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
      Both retail for $14.95 each. To order from our website, send us a message on the contact page. There is sales tax of $0.73 for Colorado residents plus shipping.  Discounts are available for multiple purchases and wholesale with sales tax certificate.


Essays.  Poetry.  Memoirs.  Short stories.  Novels.
Joseph is fine tuning the writing he has been doing all his life. 

Watch for Tales of Ravens Nest ~~~  A Novel of Short Stories.
Scheduled for publication Spring of 2017.

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