Wendy Parker

Finer than frog’s hair

| June 17, 2013

"If you're around and you're listening, Daddy, happy Father's day and thanks for the sense of humor. It has seen me through more heartache than drugs or money and it has remained intact, unlike the ...

Strike one off the bucket list: Little AleInn, Rachel, Nev.Image Gallery

| June 17, 2013

George and Wendy Parker visit the infamous cafe on the ET highway, Nevada State Route 375, and find hospitality, plenty of weirdness and some truck parking.

Service charges at the pearly gates

| June 14, 2013

"There will be a $4.95 service charge in order for our records to be processed and a heaven/hell decision to be made. You just wait."

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."

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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