Celebrating nineteen years of davidgagne.net!

Happy Birthday!

And just like that: It’s been nineteen years since I started blogging on this site.

It seems like only yesterday that I wrote a post celebrating my eighteenth year, and the spaces between the years get smaller every day.

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.


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