Happy Birthday, Dave Swan! Dave is one of our real gems - a fine singer, a real wit and a great guy. He and his wife Pam are two of the most warm, welcoming people you're likely to meet. When Dave is not singing with his band Oak, Ash and Thorn, he is out fighting fires with the Piedmont, CA fire department, sometimes being called by neighboring communities to fight the many brush fires that spring up in the East bay's dry summers. A trained paramedic, saving lives, homes and places of work is his profession. On top of that, in the best culinary tradition of firefighters, Dave can cook a mean 5-alarm Indian Curry. It also tastes good! You're a pal, Dave, and it's an honor to know you. Happy birthday.