Posts from November 2001

Go Bucs!

A couple of Bucs fans in Largo, FL are seriously annoying their neighbors with the replica pirate ship and cannons they have in the front yard. The pirate ship, it seems, is just an eyesore. The neighbors are really mad about the cannon blasts after each touchdown though!

Intellivision Video Game Console

For about a year and a half … somewhere between the Atari 2600 and Super Nintendo, between grade school and high school … there was Intellivision. My mom bought Jenny (my little sister) and I an Atari 2600 the second Christmas they were available. We lived in Holly Hill, FL – the closest thing to

Two Tricks

Two great tips from Restart Windows without Restarting your Computer Speed up system restart


I have to see if there’s a way to add this pen to my Christmas wishlist. I love cool pens. There are dozens of really awesome ones at Levenger. If you love pens as much as I do, check out the Fisher Bullet Space Pen. It fits in your pocket (and anywhere else!) and is



On whales and working out


You have probably seen several references on this site to Dan Sanderson‘s blogTracker utility. I really can’t tell you how wonderful this little tool is. But I realized that I can show you! Click here to see what blogTracker does for me. (No longer in use.) Then head over to Dan’s site and register yourself.


I Don’t Know How to Love Him – Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Weber)

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.