Wendy Parker

More just positively terrible ideas

| April 21, 2013

"Probably not the best idea in the world to have something that makes random "pop pop" sounds in a warehouse crammed full of Black Cats and Everclear."

For want of quiet sleep

| April 19, 2013

"I'm not the only weird thing on the road. Keep your tinfoil hats close and beware the aliens in flatbeds."

Why confiscation is unlikely

| April 18, 2013

Overdrive's Wendy Parker: "Here is a very basic, bare bones answer to the question of what process is required to make a change in the Bill of Rights: It's not easy to do."

Momma Bears put out cab fires, slap tornadoes…

| April 17, 2013

"A tornado was coming and my own Mother heaved a queen-size mattress into a 4-by-6 bathroom with one arm while simultaneously dragging and throwing me under it with the other. She broke the door off ...

15-foot cleavage holds more than one bad idea

| April 15, 2013

"The trifecta. First: giant, billboard-sized boobies are a definite distraction, I don't care who you are... Second, get a CDL in three days? On what planet is this legal or sane?"

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."

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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