Wendy Parker

Paying it forward on the road

"There are a whole lot of good people on the road, whether or not they're being portrayed that way."

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Getting the routine right

"Diet" is a four-letter word. The key to any successful fitness program is all about routine -- finding one you're comfortable with and making it part of your life.

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Lives matter, regardless of who’s a fan

Wendy on Ontario court's speed limiter ruling: "If the people who bring you literally every single thing you eat, drink, wear, sit on, lay on and pee in don't represent a broad societal interest,' then I'm afraid no one does. ... Trucker lives matter."

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The clipboard theory

Wendy's people-watching yields sound advice: "if you see a female talking to someone, making that mesmerizing, side to side cobra-neck movement, do not walk towards her for any reason whatsoever."

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Time to get back to truckin’

We made it home from our fourth Great American Trucking Show like we usually do – tired, beat-up and slightly hungover, but with yet another set of excellent stories and experiences, had with some of the finest people in the industry. It really is a treat, and we appreciate Randall-Reilly for doing a great job throwing the party. We flew into this show, because it's (supposed to be) easier, and George is on a committed schedule that ...

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GATS is rocking!

Tired Iron at Lincoln Chrome, appreciation for the staff that makes the convention center tick, and so much more... "We've got five minutes before we're supposed to be at such and such!"...

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Data isn’t real, even on Star Trek

"A plumber can't tell a lawyer how to do his job any better than that same lawyer can tell a trucker how to do theirs."

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Food Cowboy grows ways to reduce waste

The Food Cowboy group, founded by a produce hauler, continues to grow unique ways to alleviate waste and hunger in the United States, with new developments and liaisons strengthening the mission.

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Get it right, Howard

Wendy on former Transport Topics editor Howard Abramson's recent "Trucks are killing us" editorial: "Highway safety can't be delegated to one group only, and lack of it can't be faulted to just one."

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Countdown to GATS initiated

"Dallas is the pinnacle when it comes to truck shows, Texas-sized and with that old-money glitz and charm The Big D exudes. ... An awesome thing to see."

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