Wendy Parker

Diagnosis on the road

| October 08, 2014

George gets an in-grown toenail: After Wendy advises that he smell his sock...: "Sometimes, medical advice goes unheeded on the road."

The toenail diaries

| October 05, 2014

Sometimes, keeping the magic on the road is hard.

Ctrl + Alt + Del won’t erase stupidity

| October 03, 2014

A word on safety after another truck-school bus accident: "Maybe all the regulations have muddled the original idea, but the basic concept is pretty dang simple: 'eyes on the road, mind on the load.'"

Chicken lights visible from outer space

| October 01, 2014

The Guilty by Association Truck Show was "hands down the best $100 we've spent in a long time," Wendy says. "Next year, I'd like to see 300 trucks and some mainstream news agencies..."

Where’s your gray matter?

| September 29, 2014

What the new "uh-oh-I-forgot-my-baby craze" says about "how much attention people are actually paying to what's going on in the vehicle while they're careening down the highway."

Chrome overload at Guilty by Association

| September 26, 2014

"The Precious" is in the competition: "I'm OK with the disparaging comments -- the meanest ones usually come from people who don't have a truck at all, so there's that. I do know this, we've ...

A silent killer: Pancreatitis

| September 23, 2014

Eat a balanced diet, avoid excessive animal fats, drink plenty of water, get plenty of exercise, don't smoke, and drink alcohol only in moderation to keep your pancreas happy.

Help me Obi Wan, you’re my only hope

| September 22, 2014

"I made the mistake of leaving the doors open on the truck long enough to let a Ninja fly into the cab. This bastard took up residence like a professional squatter and refused to leave ...

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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