Posts about “life”

Last Year

A lot has changed since last year. I remember talking to my dad about a year ago. He was telling me that he thought sometimes God just likes to pull the rug out from under you. You’re walking along, living your life, thinking you finally have a clue … thinking that you know something …

Gurdjieff and Marcus Aurelius

“It is the greatest mistake to think that man is always one and the same. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.” – Gurdjieff (1873-1949) “Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that

My Concert List

This is a list of all the concerts I have seen as of June 2001.

‘Round Here

Long night last night. I had one of those dreams that is so engrossing and active that you wake feeling as if you just finished something and are ready to go to bed. I managed to pop into #blogIRC for a few minutes for the first time in many, many months. Caught the end of


Cool3 TechnoSphere is a 3D model world inhabited by artificial lifeforms created by WWW users. There are thousands of creatures in the world all competing to survive. They eat, fight, mate and create offspring which evolve and adapt to their environment. When you make a creature it will email you to let you know what


I’m 27. I know I’m a week late (or so), but I plan on making some resolutions for 2001. Soon. Yes. I’ll post them here. Hold your horses.

Hi everybody!

<Dr. Nick>Hi everybody!</Dr. Nick> I am alive and well! 300+ eMails and lots of news to blog; I’ll do my best to ketchup this week! Miss me! BRB

Enlightened Male

Enlightened Male

A response to a web questionnaire


Many people visit this site, I’m assuming, and never even realize that by clicking on the menu bar above they can find out even more useless information about me. Did you know that I used to run Track for a bit in high school? That I used to row Crew for the University of Florida?

I walk out of my office …

I walk out of my office and I take off my shirt. It’s hot. It is ridiculously hot. It is so hot that you imagine that it could not possibly be any hotter on any other place on this planet. It is so hot that you can’t even get out the door before you are

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.