An Education

Chapter from the upcoming book Viking Funeral. Scroll down to start at the beginning. XO M Dave's unavoidable life circumstance forced him out of college if that wasn't blatantly obvious already. That year 1973-4 transformed into a freshmen year at Life University as a paralyzed man with credits earned at San Bernardino Community Hospital. He … Continue reading An Education

A Gentleman…

Welcome to the book (Blog) Viking Funeral, the epic life of my brother Dave Linane. If you are brand new here, it is a book, publication TBA 2020, and posted a chapter at a time. You have landed halfway through the book. Consider checking out the About Dave link in the menu above and if … Continue reading A Gentleman…

Bad Boys with Guns:

Dave loved to be outside as much as possible. Our backyard was significantly shaded by the large old elms trees, so if he wanted some sun, he sat outside the yard, usually across the street in the only space on our street without a tree. Sometimes he closed his eyes and just enjoyed the warmth; … Continue reading Bad Boys with Guns:

The Patience of a Badass:

If you are new to me, this blog or Dave, please consider checking out the About Dave link first. If you wish to read this book from the beginning, please scroll down to March 13, the first chapter (40 something posts below). Lastly, thank you for stopping by, all of you, your comments, your shared … Continue reading The Patience of a Badass:

Barbara spoke next

If you are new to this blog, welcome to our Viking Funeral as we toast, figuratively, Dave Linane. Click the link above to read more about Dave. This blog is an actual book released one chapter at a time. To read in a linear fashion, please scroll down 40 something chapters to the beginning, March … Continue reading Barbara spoke next

Ice Breakers – T.V., Film, & Food

If you are new to this book / blog, Viking Funeral, the celebration of fire for Dave Linane, please consider checking out who Dave was by visiting the ABOUT Dave link above. This blog is THE book, one chapter post at a time. If you wish to read from the beginning 40 something chapters ago, … Continue reading Ice Breakers – T.V., Film, & Food

Ice Breakers

If you are new to this blog of the upcoming book Viking Funeral, the celebration of the lifetime of Dave Linane with words, fire, and booze, please click the About Dave link to see why he is a big deal. If you wish to start at the beginning of the book (blog), scroll down to … Continue reading Ice Breakers

Bruce Stopped By

If you are new to this blog - book Viking Funeral, the story of my late brother Dave Linane's life and how we celebrated his departure, please consider checking out the link About Dave from the menu. This blog is his biography, a result of his failed autobiography, failed by dying before it was really … Continue reading Bruce Stopped By

That Birthday In Captivity

If you are new here, please consider checking out the About Dave link. This and all posts or direct chapters from the upcoming book Viking Funeral, starring Dave Linane posthumously. If you wish to read from the beginning, scroll down to the March 13 title to do so.  Thank you to all who stop by … Continue reading That Birthday In Captivity

The Knuckleheads of Summer

Raw excerpt from the upcoming book Viking Funeral. If you are new to this blog, please consider checking out the About Dave (link above) who we celebrated and toasted at his Viking Funeral and who this book is about.. As with any blog the most recent post is featured on the top. To start at … Continue reading The Knuckleheads of Summer