Wendy Parker

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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Po-ta-to / Po-terrifying

"Most people don't scream when they see a potato that's been left until it grows hideous, blood sucking tendrils, and they tend to look at you funny when you do."

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Do you have a permit for that?

Annals of obstruction: If such questions keep up, Wendy says, she's may just require sources sign a "waiver ... to read my articles from now on."

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More holidays to celebrate — or ignore

That's right, Hoodie Hoo Day is a real, copyrighted holiday, celebrated on Feb. 20. People run outside at high noon, raise their hands in the air, and yell, “Hoodie Hoo!” | more lesser-known holidays ...

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You know you’re an idiot when…

"Hey, guess what? Fifth-wheel grease stains everything...." Wendy knows because, well, she touched it...

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Short fuses at the fuel island

"They have people scheduled to maintain the snack bar -- why couldn't they schedule someone to maintain the fuel-isle flow? I would gladly give up a rolling rack of butt rockets for a fuel island attendant."

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Gird your loins because hell has frozen over

"I applaud the trucker who let ride with him -- you're a brave fellow. When I asked George if he'd let Anne do a ridealong with him, he flat out said, 'Hell no.'"

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Novembeard leads to Christmoustache

Weirdest family conversation ever -- on the subject of November, facial hair, wigs and more.

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Road fever is contagious

The Parker family squabbles: Son's got road fever, daughter's itching for her chance -- that leaves Wendy wondering what happened to her ringside seat to the journey...

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Taking one for the team

Wendy's GoPro video fail: "So Max, about the video, George says he'll take care of you and that I'm a dork.... It's nice to be loved."

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