Today, as I wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving, I am thankful for family and the traditions that are celebrated during the holiday season. In addition, I am thankful for my health and plan to jumpstart my fitness program right after turkey day. I want to be ready for an upcoming Parker family tradition of adventure. After celebrating with an abundance of food, family and friends, I will prepare for my ascent to the ceiling of Africa. I have a passion for travel and this adventure promises to entertain.
We Parkers will climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease. I have always enjoyed hiking outdoors, particularly to refresh my own soul. Now I climb to help others, to raise money for research, and to find a cure for Parkinson’s. In the last months, our band of Parkers and friends has climbed Mt. Mansfield in Vermont, Mt. Katahdin in Maine, and Mt. Greylock in Massachusetts. We are making new friends with each step and raising money along the way. [Read more...]