Wendy Parker

The lighthouse for food

| June 12, 2013

On Wendy's missing tooth, and the potential benefits of having just one incisor in an otherwise barren mouth.

Catching flies with honey: A parking firestorm in Minnesota

| June 10, 2013

Following a widely circulated picture posted about the truck-parking ordinance banning trucking parking and passed by Coon Rapids, Minn., last year, Wendy reaches out to the city council.

Cleansing the gene pool

| June 09, 2013

WARNING: EXCESSIVE USE OF HAIRPINS MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH. DO NOT INSERT INTO BODILY ORIFICES, MASTER LOCKS, OR, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, ELECTRICAL OUTLETS.

Getting used to this whole communicating thing

| June 07, 2013

"I'm a visitor in your world, I don't actually drive and I'm not a true part of it, but I feel gratified to have a voice to tell people about it."

The problem solver: Jim Vant of Crow Wing TransportImage Gallery

| June 06, 2013

The story of Vant's fleet's success, built on a strategy of good driver treatment: "I've never had a truck make me a dime -- it's the person sitting in the seat."

The ‘kabang crunch’ wake-up call

| June 05, 2013

"There's absolutely no reason in hell to catch third in a Love's, unless your hair is on fire or a member of the Taliban has suddenly popped out of your bunk with an RPG aimed ...

I’ve been everywhere, man

| June 03, 2013

The things you miss -- and, better yet, the things you don't -- driving around the country hauling freight.

In the pioneering spirit out West

| May 31, 2013

Yes, even Pioneer women were catty.

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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