Posts from August 2005

Temporary Like Achilles

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49ers lineman dies at 23

“Herrion was 6-foot-3, 310 pounds — fairly average for an NFL lineman, but considered obese within standards routinely accepted by the medical community.”

Public Health Warning

Fish Oil Supplements: Is The Brand You’re Taking Safe? (from Oceans Alive) I don’t know. It just sounded like a funny title for an internet article to me — like the pathetic teasers for the 11 o’clock local news or ’50s horror movies about coffee and / or pre-marital sex. Interesting to see that K-Mart

Go Quahogs! (Part II)

Go Quahogs! (Part II)

On the superiority of non-traditional college mascots

Bouncing Soles

If you have feet … you really should treat yourself to a pair of Doc Martens. They are the best shoes made anywhere. I got my first pair in Covent Garden in London over a decade ago and wore them almost every day for six years. The shoes are just incredibly comfortable and durable. I

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.