News from the Event Horizon

“Ding Dong! The Wicked Witch is dead. Wake up – sleepy head, rub your eyes, get out of bed. Wake up, the Wicked Witch is dead. She’s gone where the goblins go, Below – below – below. Yo-ho, let’s open up and sing and ring the bells out. Ding Dong, the merry-oh, sing it high, sing it low. Let them know the Wicked Witch is dead!” -Wizard of Oz Joy was sitting at the memorial picnic for her Grandmother, and felt peculiar. Feeling...

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Don’t Be That Guy

Don’t be that guy who walks into a church and kills people who walks into a school and kills people who takes a walk of any kind and at the end people die. Take a walk, sure, but not that kind of walk. Don’t be a stranger Don’t be so strange that you start to think that killing things is the only way. Don’t get isolated and strange, if there is any way you can avoid it. Please stay in touch. See if you can avoid any sort of logic...

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About Paul de Jour

Note: This is the essay I wrote in June of 2015 when I launched a previous blog that I have now closed and added to this site: Pauldejour Wordpress, Facebook, Writers and Writing The inspiration for starting this blog came from Barbara (Severin) Lounsberry, the most overtly literate of the talented class of 1965 of the Malcolm Price Laboratory School, whose 50th class reunion I attended as a sort of amusing exhibit at the request of...

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About Paul de Jour

The inspiration for starting this blog came from Barbara (Severin) Lounsberry, the most overtly literate of the talented class of 1965 of the Malcolm Price Laboratory School, whose 50th class reunion I attended as a sort of amusing exhibit at the request of my brother Richard, just last weekend. The weekend, the school, the class, and certainly Richard all could be lengthy posts of their own, but for now I’m simply thanking Barbara, a...

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