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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...