Wendy Parker

Under the gun on the road

Wendy and George contemplate interior truck modifications: "We at least need dart guns for potential Sasquatch sightings, right?"

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Virginia gem: Smitty’s Better Burger

Best chili-cheese footlong around, says Wendy Parker in this review of Smitty's Better Burger, a truly old-fashioned drive-in that hasn't changed much since the Smith family opened it in 1956.

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Trucking with toaster ovens

"How awesome will it be to ride down the road with the delicious aroma of crock-pot roast wafting around?" If you have recommendations for Wendy for recipes/logistics of in-cab cooking, send them in!

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On the road again…

The George & Wendy Show back on the road: "Oh my gosh, it's better than Christmas. We're actually leaving the house this week!"

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Colder than [fill in the blank], or Pipes bursting on the home front

"Here's to the spouses and families of the drivers – Salute!!"

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Circle, circle, dot dot dot….

In which Wendy proposes a research project, and "someone's sister-in-law needed a job, so they created the 'Fund for Dumb Stuff'... Progress, people, progress."

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Super single sing-along

"I'm curious as to how many readers have direct experience with running single tires. Do they really pay for themselves, as some say, or are they a pain in the rear?"

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One truck to rule them all

Pictures of George and Wendy's 2004 Freightliner Coronado: "'The Precious' is here. She arrived from Wisconsin the other day, and I haven't seen my husband since."...

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Roller-coaster into 2014: 2013, don’t let the door hit your tail on the way out!

We're sitting at the top, waiting for someone to drop a pygmy goat from the sky so we can disengage the brake and fly down the hill into 2014, and frankly, I can't wait to get there.

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We’re gonna drop it like it’s … New Year’s Eve?

What's the origin of the tradition of "dropping things" to celebrate New Year's Eve? Wendy's got the answer, and it involves a guy named Fig.

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