Wendy Parker

Spaghetti sauce: More dangerous than fireworks

| July 10, 2013

More on the exemption for haulers involved in July 4 displays.

Trip-planning for dummies

| July 07, 2013

"Speaking of Jersey, does anyone know how effective kevlar is against Jersey Devil bites? Should I pack the chain mail instead? Never can be too prepared."

A night at the movies

| July 05, 2013

"Before I was able to extricate myself from the building, I was compelled to buy a $50 tub of popcorn."

On tact and being tactile

| July 03, 2013

"I see approximately seven hundred things I want to touch every time we stop. Unfortunately, five to six hundred of these things are usually attached to other people or their property."

Price of freedom — and a historic smackdown!

| June 30, 2013

"A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." --Thomas Jefferson, 1776

Homeopathic healing

| June 29, 2013

The rise of homeopathic and other alternative remedies to supplement traditional medicine in the U.S. holds potential for all manner of U.S. patients.

Diagnosing ‘do as I say’ disorder

| June 28, 2013

"I'm heading to the eye doctor as soon as the Tyrannosaurus Rex clears out of the driveway. The thing shows up every Friday and eats my trash."

Going somewhere

| June 26, 2013

Philosophy on the places you'll go: "You don't have to like it all, but you need to experience it, at least see it with your own eyes before passing judgment."

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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