Jason Parker Ironman finish

Ironman 2004, repost

 [Reposting this to preserve for posterity, written following my one and only Ironman race at Panama City Beach, Nov. 6, 2004.] November 8, 2004. When my parents arrived on Friday night, the subject of why ever I would attempt an Ironman came up. I thought this was a nice opening for a compliment and said,…

Jason Parker performs crew overboard sailing maneuver

When It Rains

Last July my job was eliminated. This came as a shock to me, after years of glowing reviews and previously unheard of success in innovation and growing audience. And then the air conditioner broke, and a lightning strike destroyed the external hard drives full of every picture I’d ever made, among a host of other expensive bad…