Posts tagged “blogging”

How to Subscribe to RSS Feeds in Mac OS X

How to Subscribe to RSS Feeds in Mac OS X

At one point I was doing my best to try to read over 100 different blogs each day. It was, in addition to unbelievably time-consuming, very frustrating when I’d see that some large percentage hadn’t been updated since the last time I’d checked. Enter RSS. RSS stands for “real simple syndication”. What does that mean?

Happy Anniversary

Awesome. “This blog has been online for 8 years, 5 months, and 26 days. I have now been blogging here for 3100 days.” I almost never notice when my footer notes a milestone. That’s pretty cool — 3100 even.

I just noticed that a few days ago was the eighth anniversary of this blog. It seems like only yesterday …

Improve Your AdSense

An excellent tutorial from G: AdSense Optimization Demo

Seven Years of Blogging

Two weeks ago was the seventh anniversary of this blog. I meant to do something exciting to celebrate the event but I completely forgot. (Does that make this site one year old in dog years? Or is it the other way around?)

Why do elephants wear small green hats?

Today marks my 2500th day of blogging. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with two lovely collections of elephant jokes. I love elephant jokes. And while you’re enjoying these elephant jokes, why not make a donation to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee? What a fine thing to do on a Wednesday

Blog Tag Meme

Okay, Dean got me into this. The idea is to share five things about yourself that people may not know, then tag five bloggers so they can rinse, lather and repeat. I was tagged by Speaking Freely, who was tagged by MarketingGuy, who was tagged by Aaron Shear, who was tagged by Avinash Kaushik. The

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.