Posts about “Albanese”

Eternal, The Honor It Bore

Eternal, The Honor It Bore

Reunited ‘Marauders’ Recall War’s Hell in Burma’s Jungles

Anna Sofia DiFalco Albanese

Anna Sofia DiFalco Albanese

A biography I wrote in college about my grandmother, who would have turned 97 today

Anna Albanese – 1920!

Anna Albanese – 1920!

On the anniversary of my maternal grandmother’s birthday

Vincent Albanese (1918 – 1986)

Today would have been the 95th birthday of my Papa, Vincent Albanese. He was born on October 14th, 1918. He was incredibly handsome and my grandmother often compared him to Clark Gable. He fought in World War II as a member of Merrill’s Marauders and married Anna Sofia DiFolco when he returned. He became a

The Dogs of War

Happy Veterans’ Day! Celebrate by watching this compilation of videos of dogs welcoming their masters home from the field. And a special hat tip to my maternal grandfather Vincent Albanese (1918 – 1986), who fought in WWII as one of Merrill’s Marauders, and to my paternal grandfather Walter Gagne (?? – 2010), who fought in

Anna Albanese

Some notes on a fantastic, fabulous, fucking awesome grandmother

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.

bartender.live

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.

Hemingway

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.