Wendy Parker

Be part of the problem, or part of the solution – your choice

| January 28, 2015

There's another video going around – this time of a guy peeing in the parking lot, in broad daylight, at a facility that clearly has public restrooms close. I'm sent at least one of these ...

Sharing a birthday with Romans, Stan Brown, maintenance worry …

| January 25, 2015

"Transportation of freight is the Kevin Bacon of the world – you can loosely tie it to almost anything." A happy birthday wish to all who share the 25th, from one among you...

Worry warts need not apply

| January 23, 2015

On the long road, "I'm only horrified about half of the time. The rest of the time is an adventure I look forward to and appreciate, unless it involves signs with pictures of scorpions on ...

Fleecing the importance of real clothes

| January 21, 2015

"What you do inside your truck is your business. There's a reason 'I ain't got no panties on' is still whispered lasciviously on the CB. It's probably true." Once you get out of it, it's ...

Nathan’s ‘Heart Project’ a huge success

| January 21, 2015

A heartwarming story about young Nathan Glasgow's mission to resupply a burned-down school in Texas from his home in Penn., and the truckers that helped make it possible.

Compromise for the body pillow of death

| January 19, 2015

The peculiarities of compromise packing for the long road: "Do you have to bring the body pillow?"

Preparing for the worst

| January 19, 2015

No one likes to think about it, but winter is upon us and the chance of being involved in an accident increases tenfold with bad weather and slick roads. Preparing for the worst-case scenario is ...

Ode to a mother: The best slap I ever got

| January 16, 2015

Annals of effective parenting? "When I screwed up she expected an answer, and she expected it immediately after punctuating the question with, 'Do you hear me?' As I got older, I heard that less and ...

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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