Wendy Parker

Olives vs. steak: Tips for tricking your brain into eating healthier

| January 03, 2013

Satisfying what we perceive as hunger is harder than just counting calories, it requires tricking our brains into believing we're satisfied.

Driving away from 2012

| January 02, 2013

Wendy Parker's pictorial lookback in video over memorable moments from 2012 -- to ring in 2013. Happy new year!

Lying to the kids

| December 29, 2012

"Lying to the kids is perfectly alright when it involves fairy tales.... It's not OK to lie to kids about things they need to know."

11 days in a truck is a long time

| December 28, 2012

The things we're willing to tell dispatch to get home.

Christmas shopping at the Petro

| December 23, 2012

"Life on the road is never boring" -- just wait till the kids and in-laws see the stocking stuffers Parkers picked up in a Kansas truck stop.

The black hole in your truck

| December 21, 2012

"We throw change into to it every once in a while to please the black hole gods so they don't decide to devour the entire truck."

Watch what you wear

| December 19, 2012

Particularly if you happen to be traveling through bayou country, home of the LSU Tigers.

The perfect gift, from an unexpected place

| December 16, 2012

An encounter in a store results in the perfect Christmas gift Wendy could have asked, a true appreciation for the meaning of the season.

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, thegeorgeandwendyshow.weebly.com

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