Wendy Parker

High-value loads

| May 01, 2013

"The first 200 miles of the trip are always the worst -- I'm sure every car is following us. After about 200 miles, I forget what's in the box and fixate on something else. Hey ...

Provisions for hungry panhandlers

| April 28, 2013

"Throw my sandwiches away all you want, but you're missing out on a yummy treat, and you will not squash my sparkle today. So there."

While treasure-hunting at the beach, a special find

| April 26, 2013

We went to Pepper Beach, and I think it's probably one of the nicest public beaches I've ever been to.

The ‘new-and-improved’ laptop blues

| April 24, 2013

"I want the exact same computer I had before, with the exact same hardware, only new and not bashed up from 30K miles in an 18 wheeler. Try explaining this simple concept to one of ...

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 ...

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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