Wendy Parker

Understanding Granny on the road

| August 09, 2013

"Being on the road is hard for everyone in the family, even those who don't really know why you're on the road."

Cautionary tale: Keep drawstrings tucked at all times

| August 07, 2013

"I was hanging by my shorts on the second step of a Freightliner. The fact that my face was almost pressed up against the side of the truck kept me from having to witness the ...

The real effect of the new hours rules

| August 04, 2013

The people who make the rules of the road should have to see a grown man running around in his underwear in the middle of the night before they make everyone park at the same ...

Gators, mailboxes, clowns and other road debris

| August 02, 2013

Have you ever had to dodge "a guy in full clown makeup and a guy with a snake wrapped around his neck stopped, both out of their cars and arguing in the fast lane? No?"

Tractor-trailers: The new storks

| July 31, 2013

After a conversation with Wendy, a four-year-old to her Mom: “That lady said he brings everything in a truck, he brought my shoes and he's going to bring our baby when it comes!”

Easy bobtail getaway: Ky.’s Natural Bridge State Park

| July 29, 2013

Kentucky's Natural Bridge State Park offers hiking, fishing, camping, cozy accommodations and plenty of R&R opportunities amid spectacular natural settings.

Do not smell this sandwich

| July 28, 2013

“Miss, could I get you to smell this for me and tell me if it's good. The date says today, but I never trust 'em. Can't smell too good, myself.” / “You should ask your ...

On updates and pop-ups

| July 26, 2013

Wendy's "love/hate relationship with technology continues to blossom – mostly toward the hate side."

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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