Category Archives: Life

‘This Is How I’ BOWL! :-)

AbleThrive has a ‘this is how I’ campaign to change perceptions of people with disabilities, or different abilities. I am a C1-2 quadriplegic, paralyzed from my neck down and I drive my chair with my mouth via sip-and-puff, and yet … Continue reading

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You Can Empower Yourself in 2017

I feel like I just got hit in the face with a 1-2 punch of profound messages that can inspire positive change for anyone needing or wanting such. The first was a truly profound blog post written by someone in … Continue reading

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Another New Bowling Record for Wheelchair Users Driving by Head Array

Mike Murach has upped the record he set in February, and I have a feeling he is not done! (Big smile) For now, the bowling record for a wheelchair user driving by head array is 182. You can see his scoresheet … Continue reading

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Easy ways to read or listen to the Bible for free online

For Jews, Christians, or people who are curious, the best selling book of all time – the Bible – is available online for free, and daily reading plans make it easy to consume over the course of a year or … Continue reading

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Personal Update, Trip to Atlanta

I do not typically share personal updates on this blog, instead I usually save those for an occasional email to my full email list (just ask if you want to be added or removed, no worries). But the latest update … Continue reading

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Intro to NaturallySpeaking and Hands-Free Computer Use

My blog is about empowering wheelchair users. Bowling with an IKAN Bowler® is a great deal of fun, and having success with an activity like bowling, can encourage users to tackle additional challenges in their lives (so says therapeutic recreation … Continue reading

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Charitable Considerations: 4 Ways and Lots of Good Causes

Whether you are looking for good karma, to help your fellow man, or whatever your motivation may be, here are four ways and lots of good charitable causes to consider: – One great way to make tax-deductible charitable donations (CharityNavigator.org) … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Aaron Parker

My friend and fellow Quad Squad bowler Aaron Parker passed away peacefully in his sleep on the morning of April 24, after a short battle with cancer (I say short because his cancer was discovered approximately 2 weeks before his … Continue reading

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Rhonda’s Bowl-a-thon Wrapup

Rhonda’s Bowl-a-thon went great! We had an excellent turnout of Quad Squad folks and able-bodied friends and family, with plenty of good bowling and good fun for all. And more importantly, we did a significant amount of good for Rhonda. … Continue reading

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Bowl-A-Thon to Help a Quadriplegic

We are having a bowl-a-thon fundraiser on February 8, 2014 to help keep my dear friend Rhonda Reese out of a nursing home for as long as possible. Rhonda has been paralyzed from her shoulders down since a car accident … Continue reading

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