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Friday, March 28, 2008

10 bits of Advice from Dave

Dave Hingsburger of CHEWING THE FAT its a regular read for me and many others that blog. His synopsis is on his blog: Dave has been involved in the field of disability since graduating from university almost 30 years ago. He became disabled a year ago now and uses a wheelchair when out in the world. For those interested, most of his books are available through

I know I am still working on #1 as Nash is our only child but feel fortunate that we contribute to #4! Maybe others ring true for you? Ok Big Dawg, you can't comment on #9.

Sage advice from a guy who doesn't even have children. Love it.

Dave Hingsburger, Chewing the Fat offers 10 bits of advice.