Command and Control

Stories from the Cold War

Command and Control

What Is This?

davidgagne.net is the personal weblog of David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

Hemingway

You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.

WordPress

I've been using the most popular CMS in the world since shortly after it was introduced, and often post tips & tricks about how to make it work.

Recent Posts

Never Forget

Never Forget

Kristallnacht

Dealing with Word Breaks in SwiftUI Text

Dealing with Word Breaks in SwiftUI Text

What to do when .allowsTightening and .minimumScaleFactor are not cutting it

On Perspective

On Perspective

I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.

Running to Stand Still

Running to Stand Still

In which I suspect I was infected

Banana Republic 1987 Holiday Gift Workbook

Banana Republic 1987 Holiday Gift Workbook

When I was in elementary school, these are the clothes I imagined I’d wear to work every day.

Crossing the Rubicon

Crossing the Rubicon

There’s no turning back …

The Wisdom of Eleanor

The Wisdom of Eleanor

She was the longest-serving First Lady, from March 1933 to April 1945

Thomas Stearns Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot

I grow old. I grow old.

Health Insurance Fun

Health Insurance Fun

Healthcare in America Is Broken