Wendy Parker

Sometimes the delays are lifesavers

| April 18, 2014

Near-disaster averted by the highway in Arkansas -- and the Motel 6.5: "It's a real place, with a hand-painted sign, swear it."...

7 more things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

| April 18, 2014

"Have a little love for the truckers. They're human beings, out there doing a hard job and a lot of them aren't making as much money as people think."

Taxing our patience — in more ways than one

| April 16, 2014

Weather, taxes... "Mother Nature must have forgotten a few deductions this year, as she seems very angry and wrathful..."

The Whataburger connection

| April 13, 2014

...to alien abduction? Yes: "Poor George has the implant, and he's unable to fight the urges of the evil radio signals that emit from it, even under great duress."

From one diseased, unhealthy animal to another

| April 11, 2014

"We all know these things are bad for us, but it doesn't make them any less delicious."

The gall-bladder revelation

| April 09, 2014

"Should I get my CDL?"

Color stimulates the brain

| April 08, 2014

The science of color has been intrinsically entwined with the psychology of color from the beginning. It's one of the few disciplines that cuts across the boundaries of art, biology, physics, psychology, chemistry and geology. ...

Shower me with a little love

| April 06, 2014

...and a skyhook for good measure.

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles her adventures and observations as a newcomer to the trucking world at her website, thegeorgeandwendyshow.com. She has been published in Funny Times magazine, as well as the online magazines Out of the Gutter, Flash Fiction Offensive and Cracked.

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