Wendy Parker

Common sense is a learned behavior

So it's prom season. Be safe out there and watch out for kids who are acting even worse than usual on the highways. Who else firmly believes there should be an 18-and-older law for highway use in a four-wheeler?

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Fatigue: The jokes get bad, the puns get worse

“Hey, you know what you get when you put three frogs in a blender?”

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The re-appearing bra and other assorted strangeness

"There are forces inside the cabs of our trucks we don't understand. The black holes exist – you're definitely not crazy."

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Hunting Bigfoot in 2014

Wendy Parker interviews Bigfoot field researcher Aaron Bergeron, who says he's received more than one Bigfoot sighting report from a driver over the years.

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Spring Toadies!

George and son, and Wendy, go to a rock concert: "I felt like I had been beat with a stick the next day, but it was worth it. We had a great time, functioned well under pressure as a little unit, and did things we won't forget, and that's what family time is about."

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Sometimes the delays are lifesavers

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."...

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

"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."

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Taxing our patience — in more ways than one

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

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The Whataburger connection

...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."

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From one diseased, unhealthy animal to another

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

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