Wendy Parker

Eyes on eye health

| April 13, 2013

Vision care isn't all about reactive procedures -- preventive measures can range from simple protection in the form of sunglasses to diet and exercise modifications.

Only poke the snake if you know it’s not poisonous

| April 12, 2013

"Life is easier when you can read people. Any situational outcome is pretty much decided in the first five seconds of the transaction."

Improving truckers’ public image — or not

| April 10, 2013

"While I don't think it's necessary to wear a tie to garner respect, I do feel it's necessary to properly cover your genitals when in public. Please. For the love of God."

New Mexico haven ‘like heaven’

| April 09, 2013

The Crossroads Family Restaurant in Logan, N.M., is worth a stop -- if for nothing more than the outgoing personality of its owner, Jimmy Liles.

Speeding four-wheeler in the breakdown lane!

| April 07, 2013

"The more truckers I meet, the more I realize the good ones really are patient people" and other notes on merging.

Tuna salad tames the savage beast

| April 05, 2013

"I keep my eyes peeled for a pet while we're on the road. Some of the best dogs I've ever had were strays, and it would be appropriate to find the truck dog on the ...

Larry the Hobo is using my hot spot!

| April 03, 2013

"George says Larry is a figment of my imagination, but I'm pretty sure I don't shop for anti-fungal socks and beanie weenies online, unless I do it in my sleep, and, well, that's another story...."

Giving back

| March 31, 2013

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world is and remains immortal.” --Albert Pine

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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