Posts tagged “Rhode Island”

Go Quahogs! (Part II)

Go Quahogs! (Part II)

On the superiority of non-traditional college mascots

Christmas Eve Kayaks

Here’s another one of my dad’s photographs. He’s been kayaking all over New England for the last year or so. He’s got a thing set up so he can have his camera on the end of the kayak while he’s … er … kayaking. (Y’know, there really aren’t any synonyms for kayaking.) I just think


In which I try to help my dad sell his photos online


Here’s a shot of me and my little sister Jenny. This is a house on Goddard Street in Providence, RI.

the view

The view from my dad’s back porch is beautiful.

Pawtucket, RI

I was born in Pawtucket, RI … when I was kid at St. Paul’s elementary school in Daytona Beach, FL, I used to always feel a special connection to Jesus because I, too, had been INRI … Wow! I thought I was the only one who ever thought that …

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.


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