Posts tagged “Gainesville”


About 200 years ago I used to work at a place called InterLink Paging in Gainesville, FL with a woman named Anita. I worked there for years. During the holiday season, Anita would always talk to me about a song called Walking ‘Round in Women’s Underwear sung to the tune of Walking in a Winter

Gainesville Is Tops

Gainesville Is Tops

Your experience inside the place, where Florida has lost only four times in 11 seasons, may not be the best. But look at a game experience as the whole package.

A Hard Rain

I guess I really should say something about the fact that last night it rained the most and the hardest and the craziest and the lightningest that is has here in at least two years. It was an amazing downpour. It was biblical. Did I mention that the block of condos behind mine – like


When I went to LA in June of ’99, Jorge and I bought a few 20-packs of Budweiser longnecks. I was surprised to see the 20-pack boxes out there. I had never seen them anywhere outside of New England. They are pretty economical; a 20-pack is around $12 while a 12-pack is $8.50. The case

David S

That’s David S. in the web cam shot there. We are getting ready to go to On the Border for Cinquo de Mayo (sp?) …

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.