Posts from December 2000

Dan Englar

Some guy at is a year older than he was at about this time last year. Happy Birthday, Dan!

Frequent flyer helper

a bird that whistles Ethel Merman tunes

“That’s why we called him Spawn of Satan,” explained Malloy, who gradually befriended the bird by whistling Ethel Merman tunes during visits to her sister’s Chicago home.

William Joseph Gagne

Today is my dad‘s birthday! Happy Birthday, Dad!

Digital Music

Software for creating CD inserts

Kathleen Gagne

If you live in the Gainesville / Ocala Florida COX Cable market you have a chance to see my mom on television. She’s in the currently-airing COX Happy Holidays commercial, sitting at her desk and waving at the camera. Wave to her and tell her how much you love being a COX Cable subscriber. Hi,


In which I receive a gift in the mail

Le Blogeur

Great Caesar’s Ghost! A redesign at Le Blogeur?! Can the return of Sally Tenpenny be far behind? It looks swell, Relton.

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

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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.