At Noon PST today the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass site will stream the funeral of its late benefactor Warren Hellman.  

“Money is like manure. If you hold on to it, it stinks,” he told The Times last year, after pumping $5 million into the local Internet journalism enterprise the Bay Citizen. "But if you spread it around, good things grow.“

Just a few years ago I spent a lot of time with Warren so, I’m one of many that will attest to his character, zeal and his love for a deal and fun.