Posts from 2012

Like a Lizard on a Window Pane

Links after yet another round of senseless murder

iPhone 5 Christmas Wallpapers

Each of these holiday-themed images is 640px x 1136px, which is perfect for an iPhone 5 background.

Let Me Tell Ya How We Do It in California

Let Me Tell Ya How We Do It in California

There is surely some sort of life lesson here: If every other run is a half-marathon, the five-milers seem like nothing. I need to get a new pair of sneakers, though, for reals. The 2011 Nike Air Structure Triax I’ve been kicking have got to have over five hundred miles on them by now. I’ve

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.