Wendy Parker

Happy birthday to my favorite trucker

| March 27, 2013

Wendy gives a big birthday salute to her owner-operator husband. Happy birthday, George!

Does Anne Ferro have a driver’s license?

| March 25, 2013

At MATS 2013, Wendy "got to meet her and ask her the solitary question I had for the only high-ranking government official I've ever met."

Good taste in music — it’s inherited

| March 22, 2013

Wendy to her 15-year-old son: "Led Zeppelin is a band, not a person. So now I'm going to sit in the garage with the car running because you didn't know that.”

The ‘Big Brother’ of the road

| March 20, 2013

"Truckers are the 'Big Brother' of the road. They know what you're doing, people."

Morbid March

| March 18, 2013

"Does anyone else think a giant rabbit with the ability to get into your house and squeeze your neck is terrifying?"

One of the good dispatchers

| March 18, 2013

"On the totem pole, drivers and dispatchers are at the same level” in many trucking companies, says Tim Bell II, the dispatcher Wendy Parker interviews in this story.

37 crucial items in case of zombie apocalypse

| March 16, 2013

"When the grid actually does shut down and we have to fend for ourselves, there are going to be some very surprised and ill-prepared Starbucks-swilling scarf wearers out there."

Bitten — by more than the trucking bug

| March 13, 2013

" The spiders in South Texas are so big they strap saddles to them and put them in rodeos. Small children who make a scene by screaming for Starbucks in the food court are fed ...

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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