Paul de Jour

Paul de Jour

Paul de Jour was a blog mostly consisting of political commentary and Facebook posts that I authored in 2017. I have since closed the site and have compiled all of the posts here.

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...

read more

Tennis Diary July 11

Huggins in Wisconsin (Grateful Dead concert), Petit taking a day off, so no backup. Hit serves and recorded on iPhone, securing phone to tennis basket with a bungee cord Working on: loose wrist, “cobra” hand preparation (serving hand raises up but racket trails the...

read more

It is written

It is written that your visit on this planet is a gift It is written that the same gift is given to every other visitor It is written that to follow your path is your only task It is written that you may cross another path but not end it It is written that you do not...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

Today – day one of PauldeJour blog

Today like many days started with tennis, at least in the active phase. The inactive phase continued the ongoing negotiation between sleeping and waking, which usually results in a 4 am trip to the bathroom, followed by a wakeful period where dreams of mini-novellas...

read more