Category Archives: Life

Help for Rhonda–Updated

Rhonda is doing pretty well, but without the collective generosity of others, she will likely have to move to a nursing home sometime in 2014 when she’s either 47 or 48. We just updated the goal amount for her fundraiser … Continue reading

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Vent-Dependent Quadriplegic Bowls 21st 200+ Game

Many wheelchair users are not aware that a relatively new device exists that enables even people paralyzed from the neck down (like me) to bowl in a way that mimics the able-bodied bowling process.  The IKAN (“I can”) Bowler® attaches … Continue reading

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Vent-Dependent Quadriplegic Earns Master’s Degree

My blog is about empowering wheelchair users, and I hope that by sharing that I recently graduated with a Masters of Entrepreneurship from Western Carolina University, perhaps others will be encouraged to pursue additional education or whatever they desire.  I … Continue reading

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VIDEO: I Can–The Bill Miller Story

A graduate student at the University of Florida, Belinda Post, asked if she could do a video story on me and our efforts to get wheelchair users (back) in the game of life, especially power wheelchair users.  I agreed, although … Continue reading

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Steve Kettenhoven enters 200 Club — AND sets CP record!

On February 6th, I “introduced” myself (via email) to Steve Kettenhoven, a Wisconsin man who was awaiting delivery of his IKAN Bowler. I just wanted to offer tips or help to make his IKAN experience as fun and successful as … Continue reading

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Quadriplegic Bowler Aaron Parker Enters “200 Club” with a 202

On January 26th, 2013, my friend and fellow Central Florida Quad Squad Bowler Aaron Parker bowled a 202 and became the 6th IKAN Bowler user to bowl 200 or better (to our knowledge; if you know another IKAN user who … Continue reading

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Help for Rhonda

I created a YouCaring donation page for my friend Rhonda.  Rhonda is a quadriplegic paralyzed from the neck down who needs 24/7 around the clock care (like me).  Rhonda recently lost both her Mom and Dad in the span of … Continue reading

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Belated Thanksgiving Thoughts

It’s still November and I want to use this blog entry to share some belated Thanksgiving thoughts.  I especially want to mention how grateful I am for the many blessings that the Good Lord has given me. Yes, I’m a … Continue reading

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IKAN User Profile: JR Harding, Ed. D., Florida

I know “Dr. Harding” as JR.  He is a rare two-time quadriplegic.  JR has contributed to national, state and local disability policy as a two-time U.S. presidential appointee, seven-time gubernatorial appointee, and a community volunteer for all things related to … Continue reading

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Quad Squad Bowls Over Adversity

Our local newspaper did a nice story on our Quad Squad Bowling group. There’s also an online photo gallery with the story.  But, I must say, I don’t think the face I am making in one of those pictures is … Continue reading

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