Wendy Parker

Price of freedom — and a historic smackdown!

"A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." --Thomas Jefferson, 1776

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Homeopathic healing

The rise of homeopathic and other alternative remedies to supplement traditional medicine in the U.S. holds potential for all manner of U.S. patients.

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Diagnosing ‘do as I say’ disorder

"I'm heading to the eye doctor as soon as the Tyrannosaurus Rex clears out of the driveway. The thing shows up every Friday and eats my trash."

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Going somewhere

Philosophy on the places you'll go: "You don't have to like it all, but you need to experience it, at least see it with your own eyes before passing judgment."

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Threats from children

It's summertime, school is out and the travel plaza food courts are full of whining six-year-olds, demanding Whoppers and $5 coffees from Starbucks.

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Gluten or not?

A new buzz-phrase that seems to be dropped whenever new diet trends are discussed is "gluten-free." What exactly is gluten? And why are so many people cutting it out of their diet?

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Preventing Roomba suicide

Clean, clean, clean: "You see, no matter how easy technology makes things for us, we are still a necessary part of the equation."

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Unwanted pests

The strange things we do when in combat with an enemy, even a fruit fly.

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Finer than frog’s hair

"If you're around and you're listening, Daddy, happy Father's day and thanks for the sense of humor. It has seen me through more heartache than drugs or money and it has remained intact, unlike the flaming go-cart of death you built for us in '82."

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Strike one off the bucket list: Little AleInn, Rachel, Nev.

George and Wendy Parker visit the infamous cafe on the ET highway, Nevada State Route 375, and find hospitality, plenty of weirdness and some truck parking.

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