Posts tagged “referrals”

Disturbing Search Requests

Most of the people that visit my website come here because they know me. Usually it’s a friend or family member who has discovered my little corner of the internet, but sometimes a complete stranger will click on a link to me from somewhere else and start reading. Often someone will go to a search


I added a few new items to my collection of personal disturbing search requests. I guess I can understand why Yahoo! or Google! would send searchers to for dave gagne custom ice. That makes sense. I’m sure I must have used the words custom and ice at some point in the last two years.

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.