Wendy Parker

Taking one for the team

| October 30, 2013

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."

5 more things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

| October 29, 2013

Costs of operation eat up a majority of an owner-operator business's revenue -- more on fuel, maintenance, tires, oil and food in this occasional series.

The indestructible bluetooth speaker

| October 27, 2013

Sort of a holy grail, Wendy writes: It "fell fifteen feet out of my office window into a rock garden, sat there through a rain storm" and came out sounding great.

I am funnier than ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’

| October 25, 2013

"As I limp around America, I do so with the firm knowledge that I'm funnier than 'Hot Tub Time Machine.'"

Seasonal affective disorder — dealing with the ‘winter blues’

| October 24, 2013

SAD is a type of depression that occurs at a certain time of the year, usually in the winter. Symptoms may typically start in the fall and may continue into the winter months, sapping your ...

Journey into the sun…

| October 23, 2013

"To laugh out loud embodies what it means to be alive... Rest in peace, Jerry, may you ride that mower into the sun."

The perils of eavesdropping

| October 20, 2013

I hate it when people eavesdrop. And now you should step far away from me, because I'm going to be struck by lightning for being a total hypocrite. I don't like it when people eavesdrop ...

Nuggets of wisdom: Don’t forget your shower shoes

| October 18, 2013

"There are a few things I've learned never to be without. Clorox wipes and baby wipes are indispensable, but don't get them mixed up."

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, http://www.thegeorgeandwendyshow.com/index.html

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