On Wendy's missing tooth, and the potential benefits of having just one incisor in an otherwise barren mouth.
Following a widely circulated picture posted about the truck-parking ordinance banning trucking parking and passed by Coon Rapids, Minn., last year, Wendy reaches out to the city council.
WARNING: EXCESSIVE USE OF HAIRPINS MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH. DO NOT INSERT INTO BODILY ORIFICES, MASTER LOCKS, OR, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, ELECTRICAL OUTLETS.
"I'm a visitor in your world, I don't actually drive and I'm not a true part of it, but I feel gratified to have a voice to tell people about it."
The story of Vant's fleet's success, built on a strategy of good driver treatment: "I've never had a truck make me a dime -- it's the person sitting in the seat."
"There's absolutely no reason in hell to catch third in a Love's, unless your hair is on fire or a member of the Taliban has suddenly popped out of your bunk with an RPG aimed ...
The things you miss -- and, better yet, the things you don't -- driving around the country hauling freight.
Yes, even Pioneer women were catty.
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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