Posts tagged “Rome”

Crossing the Rubicon

Crossing the Rubicon

There’s no turning back …

#FridayFive: Roman Holiday

#FridayFive: Roman Holiday

My favorite places in the city on seven hills

If ancient Rome had the Internet…

Funny: If ancient Rome had the Internet…

Ancient Texts

I’ve seen this linked in several places recently, but it’s such a great story I wanted to link it here too. The villa probably belonged to Lucius Calpurnius Piso, father-in-law of Julius Caesar and one of the rulers of the Roman republic. In AD79, a century after his death, it was buried under 30 metres

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

An essay on gender roles I wrote in college in 1994

The Ides of March

I have to admit that I haven’t visited one of the best blogs – Bloggus Caesari – in quite some time. He hasn’t posted since the 11th, and I wonder what – if anything – is going to happen to his blog today. (Beware! Beware!) reminder via Random Thoughts from a Large Head

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.