Posts tagged “nose”


I don’t care who you are, or how much you’ve researched it, or how much you might think you know about it, or what you’ve seen on the Discovery Channel. You simply cannot truly appreciate the raw power, the explosive force, the incredible effects … until you’ve sneezed with a mouthful of particulate (such as

Trying to Breathe with a Stuffy Nose

This will probably sound ridiculous, but with everything that’s happening in my life right now I think the thing I want most in the world, right now, is to be able to breathe through my nose. It’s one of those small things that you don’t ever notice until it’s gone. Every now and then I

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.