I have hiked, crawled, flown, traveled by horseback, zodiac, combi and tundra buggy to view and photograph the natural world. I’ve had a bananaquit in my lemonade, slept with a Motmot and been face to face with a polar bear.

“From Schnitzel to Nockerln” is available on Amazon or Barnes and Noble and it may be ordered through your favorite bookstore. It is also available on Kindle. and this website. “Tales from the Town Crier” is only available through this website.

Following the 2021 publication of her adventure memoir, “From Schnitzel to Nockerln,” Joy now regales us with: “Tales From the Town Crier, Writings from the past…”The excerpts from her newspaper column contains stories to which everyone can relate.

This compilation of newspaper columns from the
past is as relevant today as when written decades
ago. Every-day occurrences become the topic of
both humorous and thoughtful commentary.


Based on a little white chipmunk who lived in Joy’s yard, comes a children’s story looking for a publisher.





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