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Post Bulletin
     April 10, 2019      #14-100 PB1 1
Bob Bardwell, founder of Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch, has written a new book, his second, on his life experiences.

Ken Klotzbach / kklotzbach@postbulletin.com
Bob Bardwell and the purpose-driven life
Bob Bardwell and the purpose-driven life

By Matthew Stolle

STEWARTVILLE — Bob Bardwell, the founder of Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch, has felt the compulsion to write about the construction accident that left him a paraplegic only twice in his life.

The first book, “The Marathons of Life,” was published in 1996 and came 23 years after his accident. His most recent book, “16,565 Extra Days and Counting,” comes 23 years after the first book.

So the compulsion to write doesn’t strike Bardwell frequently. But when it does, Bardwell follows his muse. Both books sprang from the ...

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Matthew Stolle - Entertainment Reporter Matt, a graduate of Toledo University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature, got his start in journalism in the U.S. Army. For the last 16 years, he has worked at the PB and currently reports on entertainment for the newspaper as well 507 Mag.