Wendy Parker

Hurry up and wait or pay $500

| May 19, 2013

A receiver's message comes in over the Qualcomm while Wendy and George have been waiting an hour in a line of trucks to get unloaded: "Late drivers will be fined $500." Oh the humanity!

Thrill-seeking, Vegas style

| May 17, 2013

"Try wearing flip-flops while walking around the Fremont Street Experience. You're trapped in a giant hangar with 11 million people who are looking straight up into the air as they mill about."

The last topic safe from the PC cops

| May 15, 2013

"Being politically correct has become more important than being sane and rational in this country."

Organic or not?

| May 14, 2013

The benefits and drawbacks of organic food -- and strategies toward deciding when and where to buy and eating organic on the road.

A happy Mother’s Day to hard-nosed moms

| May 13, 2013

"If Momma told you she was proud of you, you knew you truly accomplished something. She's still like that and I love her dearly for it. She taught me to strive for excellence, and never ...

Aggravation: Toothaches, heavy-duty toilet rolls, Costco…

| May 10, 2013

"The last time we were at Costco for a live unload, we missed our son's 14th and 15th birthdays."...

10 rules of the road for riders

| May 08, 2013

A few things Wendy's learned so far. No. 1: DO NOT BLOCK THE MIRRORS.

Stay aware of social isolation’s potential deleterious effects

| May 06, 2013

Someone who is socially isolated often feels lonely, but lonely people aren't always socially isolated. Recognizing physical warning signs of negative health effects is key to mitigating problems.

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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