What is a blue moon?

There is one comment on this post

  1. On occasion, it will come to pass that there are two full moons in a calendar month. The second full moon that occurs in that calendar month has come to be known as ‘the blue moon’. Why? The hell if I know.

Add to the discussion:

I'll never share your email address and it won't be published.

What Is This?

davidgagne.net 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.