Wendy Parker

The price of eating on the road

| January 17, 2013

Wendy Parker says the $300 a week she and her husband George spend on food is pretty bare bones. What is your weekly budget for food?.

Health and happiness go hand in hand

| January 16, 2013

It's a medically proven fact that happy people are healthier. Happiness gives them an inner strength that actually makes their bodies function better.

Getting loaded with the laypeople

| January 16, 2013

"I think if the general public had a better idea of what actually goes on in getting their Oreos to the Kroger, they might just reconsider cutting that truck off in traffic."

Plagues, vermin, snakes!

| January 13, 2013

"You can flat fly through Texas; in fact, they encourage you to do so. Texas is the only state with DOT signs that taunt people...."

Close encounters of the weird kind

| January 11, 2013

"If the shoe-talker is reading this, or if you yourself have talked to the shoes of strangers in a bathroom stall, quit it. It's just plain weird."

Hole hell in California

| January 09, 2013

Wendy visits a middle-of-nowhere, Calif., rest area outhouse/reptile feeding facility.

Slowing down with sailboat fuel

| January 07, 2013

“'Sailboat fuel' is a dumb saying. Because sailboats have motors and there is no such thing as an airtight trailer that can haul wind.” More notes on the long deadhead here.

Humility, and lack thereof — more new-year notes

| January 04, 2013

"Holy guacamole if I didn't slip up and put together the number one article of the year for the online version of Overdrive."...

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles her adventures and observations as a newcomer to the trucking world at her website, thegeorgeandwendyshow.com. She has been published in Funny Times magazine, as well as the online magazines Out of the Gutter, Flash Fiction Offensive and Cracked.

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