Wendy Parker

Attack of the kidney stone, part 1

George laid up with an 8-mm kidney stone proclaims such stones "adultney stones" -- it "takes a real man to pass them." Wendy: "We're both a little stressed and worried about how this is all going to come out (sorry – couldn't resist)..."

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Comets, celebrity butts and crashes

Do they have anything whatsoever to do with each other? Maybe not, but Wendy weighs in with an experiment intended to get information abut trucking to the general public.

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One helluva blind side back

"So it's become pretty obvious: If you're considering another line of work, space exploration is just a lateral over.... They think there's a trucking shortage now? Just wait 'til everyone goes to outer space..."

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Don’t eat me, bro

The connection between rubberneckers and those who will watch the "earth-shattering event" promised Dec. 7 by a certain cable network and a man who plans to feed himself to an anaconda.

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Breast cancer awareness guide for – that’s right – men

Lack of awareness is one contributing factor to late detection. A number of men don't think they can get breast cancer, and because of the rarity, there is unlikely to be any benefit in screening them in the general population for it with preventive mammograms or other tests.

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The meltdown in the melting pot

"Freedom means different things to different people. Some don't appreciate it enough to think it gives them the right to do anything. The apathetic are the most dangerous."

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Conversation starters at the counter of knowledge

AKA “fun facts to know and forget.” Sometimes, making conversation on the road is hard.

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New vid series humanizes trucking: ‘Worth watching’

"We really need more positive images like this out there" -- Wendy on a new vid series from Mobil Delvac that puts a spotlight on the lives of drivers.

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Driving force: What drives you?

"We need to remind everyone, that truck wouldn't go anywhere without the driver" -- Wendy on the "driving force" page of profiles.

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Crazy drivers — the real Halloween fright

"Things that really scare me are watching the recordings of our dash cam and seeing crazy dangerous nuts in traffic about 500 times a day. "

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