Wendy Parker

Time is of the essence when it comes to stroke

| August 12, 2014

With approximately 795,000 deaths a year attributed to it, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 75 percent of all strokes occur in people over the age of 65, ...

Friends in UFO placesImage Gallery

| August 11, 2014

"Walking down the Extraterrestrial Highway at two in the morning, I realized, once again, that sometimes trucking is the best job ever. What other profession can you get paid to see things like an unobstructed ...

It’s the little things

| August 08, 2014

In which Wendy gets a headset: "It didn't pinch my brain at all, and completed my imaginary Boba Fett outfit perfectly. 'Uh, babe, I think they want you to actually make calls with it.'"

News flash: Mainstream media hates on truckers (again)

| August 06, 2014

"A large cross section of the people watching mainstream news will also make the decision to turn a portion of their life savings over to a stray cat with an eye infection because of a ...

Less-than-terror in Tonopah, Nev.: The Clown MotelImage Gallery

| August 06, 2014

Originally opened in 1990 by Leroy David, the Clown Motel served as a place for him to keep his clown collection – which he just happened to have purchased from a retired clown in Las ...

You can’t get there from here

| August 03, 2014

"South Street: 'The street my cousin lives across from. You know, the girl who married a big red-headed guy.' Giving directions to people is really difficult, but here's the thing: I know this about myself ...

David Adkins’ 2013 glider gets a homeImage Gallery

| August 01, 2014

After seeing Overdrive's original article on Landstar-leased David Adkins' terminal cancer diagnosis and subsequent attempts to sell his 2013 Coronado glider, fellow Landstar BCO John Rentz is making moves to pick the truck up...

Notes to self

| August 01, 2014

What to do when your 17-year-old son puts 'muh butt' on your grocery list.

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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