Wendy Parker

Privacy is a matter of opinion

| May 23, 2014

"Sometimes, life on the road is hard." What happens when a little kid squeezes under your bathroom-stall door and just, well, hangs out...

Trucking 101

| May 21, 2014

Learning long and hard: "I haven't developed the nerves it takes to play these monkey games. I'm still panicky when the truck isn't rolling."

I love the smell of 70W in the morning…

| May 18, 2014

Three creative solutions to long-haul storage problems in the new truck.

If the home is a castle, what about the truck?

| May 17, 2014

So-called "castle law" explored.

Put the brakes on inspection

| May 16, 2014

"We had our first Landstar 90-120-day inspection this week. It just so happened to fall right before the big Safety Push 2014, and although it ended up being expensive, I'm really glad it happened when ...

A spare tire walks into a bar…

| May 14, 2014

George and Wendy take a trip to the beach for the first in a long time -- look in the mirror says, time to gear up for a weight-loss initiative; you can help their success, ...

The ups and downs (mostly the former) of self-dispatch

| May 10, 2014

"So tomorrow we set out, for parts unknown, on a self-dispatch journey that doesn't include a regular run...."

The JBC Hotline: Raising money and keeping good company

| May 09, 2014

The group grew from four people making three-way calls to an organized conference call that runs 24/7. Callers use the room to keep company on long nights, give and get weather and road reports, check ...

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles their adventures and her observations from the shotgun position in her blog and at their website, http://www.thegeorgeandwendyshow.com/index.html

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