Again.

Today I start Fitwit’s “Body and Mind Challenge,” another round of nutrition challenge with an added element of improving mindset. I have had good successes with these, first losing 17 pounds and seven points of body fat in 2014, then another seven and four points in spring last year. I have maintained pretty well in…

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…