Wendy Parker

Beam me up, NASA

What would you like to know about a NASA rocket launch? Wendy will be in attendance at one December 17 -- tell here here. "If I have a list, I'll stay on task (for 11 minutes). Help a sistah out."

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Hand made gifts and the truck budget deficit

With George and Wendy's truck-purchase saga nearly over, "It's a handmade Christmas, for sure."

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Black Friday: I vote no

"Don't all the places opening at insane hours have those price match guarantee things, anyway?"

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Potluck Olympics

"I'm not a bad cook, but being around my Mom and my Aunt reminded me that I was raised to a pretty high cooking standard.... Just showing up with my sparkling personality isn't always enough."

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Ulcers: When to say when

Knowing when to say when is important. A constant, aggravating pain that resembles hunger pangs is one extremely prevalent symptom of ulcers -- more here on effective diagnosis, treatment.

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Time to be thankful for time

A Happy Thanksgiving wish from Wendy Parker: "I have so much to be thankful for. I'm one of those annoying people who post on Facebook, 'I have the best life ever.' I know it's annoying as hell, but I do it anyway..."

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Data analysis: Ten years isn’t a lifetime…for Yoda

"As much as I'd like to be able to write a happy ending for the hours of service story, I can't. The HOS are just the tip of the iceberg."

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Have it your neigh

On U.K. horse-meat fast-food burger scandal: "I'd actually be happy to find out it's only horse meat, and not something unspeakable, like ground-up baby diapers drenched in pig fat."

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When dumb meets middle-age humor

Worlds collide amid the signing of forms in order to properly exercise First Amendment rights. Now, more waiting on that important callback....

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How to bring home on the road

While it requires dedication and understanding, and like any family situation, there will be trials and tribulations, having close family ties while being away is absolutely possible.

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