Posts about “anniversary”

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Like sands through the hourglass …

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Celebrating nineteen years of davidgagne.net!

Sexy + Seventeen

Sexy + Seventeen

On the anniversary of my first blog post

Sweet Sixteen

And just like that: It’s been sixteen years since I started blogging on this site. It seems like only yesterday that I wrote a post celebrating my fifteenth year, and the spaces between the years get smaller every day.

Fifteen Years of Blogging!

And just like that: It’s been fifteen years since I started blogging on this site. It seems like only yesterday that I wrote a post celebrating my fourteenth year, and the spaces between the years get smaller every day.

Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata was published on this date in 1802. Its real name is the slightly less evocative “Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp Minor, Opus 27, No. 2,” and its Italian subtitle is translated as “almost a fantasy.” In 1832, five years after Beethoven’s death, a German critic compared the sonata to the effect of moonlight shining on Lake Lucerne, and the interpretation became so popular that, by the end of the century, the piece was universally known as the “Moonlight Sonata.” Beethoven himself had attributed the emotion of the piece to sitting at the bedside of a friend who had suffered an untimely death.
The Writer’s Almanac

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.