Wendy Parker

Home remedies to get you home

| October 10, 2013

Home and natural remedies have been used for thousands of years with much success, but modern medicine is sometimes more beneficial; here find palliative tips, new ideas.

Things that go ‘scrabble’ in the night

| October 09, 2013

Wendy goes fishing for a possum -- or other 1,000-pound creature. . .

On the trail of the elusive budget

| October 06, 2013

Wendy Parker runs it down: "Most members of Congress were unable to respond, as they were too busy practicing reading 'Green Eggs and Ham' for their dramatic and uninspired filibusters."

Safety is all in the perception

| October 03, 2013

I can't help but be a little fixated on the government shutdown. Our parents are all paid by the government right now, either in the form of retirement or a paycheck. If their money is ...

Coffee is king! The once-upon-a-time story of the brew’s origins

| October 02, 2013

"Whether you pay for it or not, coffee is king on the road, still out-selling energy drinks, and being consumed by 80% of the population on a daily basis. All hail the mighty bean."

Race to a shutdown

| October 01, 2013

"Attaching a bunch of stuff to a trucking cause that has nothing to do with trucking is the same thing the government does when they attach pork to a bill."

Believe in something

| September 29, 2013

"It's hard to keep an optimistic outlook on life when you've been on the road for 12 days in crappy weather."

Valley of the smells

| September 27, 2013

"Live and learn, and remember, what rots in Vegas, stays in Vegas."

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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