Wendy Parker

Billboards and brain tumors

| May 05, 2013

“Honey, hand me a pen and a piece of paper, I need to take that number down immediately. The attorney with a giant head is going to save me from a DUI!”

Mastadon in an OK Turnpike pothole

| May 03, 2013

"There are potholes in Oklahoma with potholes inside of them, and inside of the inside potholes are tiny villages, where they grow maize and build sun temples."

High-value loads

| May 01, 2013

"The first 200 miles of the trip are always the worst -- I'm sure every car is following us. After about 200 miles, I forget what's in the box and fixate on something else. Hey ...

Provisions for hungry panhandlers

| April 28, 2013

"Throw my sandwiches away all you want, but you're missing out on a yummy treat, and you will not squash my sparkle today. So there."

While treasure-hunting at the beach, a special find

| April 26, 2013

We went to Pepper Beach, and I think it's probably one of the nicest public beaches I've ever been to.

The ‘new-and-improved’ laptop blues

| April 24, 2013

"I want the exact same computer I had before, with the exact same hardware, only new and not bashed up from 30K miles in an 18 wheeler. Try explaining this simple concept to one of ...

More just positively terrible ideas

| April 21, 2013

"Probably not the best idea in the world to have something that makes random "pop pop" sounds in a warehouse crammed full of Black Cats and Everclear."

For want of quiet sleep

| April 19, 2013

"I'm not the only weird thing on the road. Keep your tinfoil hats close and beware the aliens in flatbeds."

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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