Wendy Parker

Seasonal affective disorder — dealing with the ‘winter blues’

| October 24, 2013

SAD is a type of depression that occurs at a certain time of the year, usually in the winter. Symptoms may typically start in the fall and may continue into the winter months, sapping your ...

Journey into the sun…

| October 23, 2013

"To laugh out loud embodies what it means to be alive... Rest in peace, Jerry, may you ride that mower into the sun."

The perils of eavesdropping

| October 20, 2013

I hate it when people eavesdrop. And now you should step far away from me, because I'm going to be struck by lightning for being a total hypocrite. I don't like it when people eavesdrop ...

Nuggets of wisdom: Don’t forget your shower shoes

| October 18, 2013

"There are a few things I've learned never to be without. Clorox wipes and baby wipes are indispensable, but don't get them mixed up."

Dining options galore back home yield surprising choice

| October 16, 2013

"For all my moaning about not having a lot of choices on the road, when I do have a choice, I choose something I can get on the road. I don't know if it means ...

Candy ‘The Girl’ Critchfield, produce hauler extraordinaire

| October 15, 2013

Candy Critchfield has learned to love life on the road after years doing farm work.

Close quarters and gastric distress

| October 13, 2013

"Sometimes, making friends on the road is hard."

Invasion of the critters, take two

| October 11, 2013

"I'm exhibiting the symptoms of 'home time weariness.' These include: crawling into the bunk of the truck to sleep when you have a perfectly good bed in the house...

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, thegeorgeandwendyshow.weebly.com

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