Wendy Parker

Eyes on eye health

Vision care isn't all about reactive procedures -- preventive measures can range from simple protection in the form of sunglasses to diet and exercise modifications.

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Only poke the snake if you know it’s not poisonous

"Life is easier when you can read people. Any situational outcome is pretty much decided in the first five seconds of the transaction."

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Improving truckers’ public image — or not

"While I don't think it's necessary to wear a tie to garner respect, I do feel it's necessary to properly cover your genitals when in public. Please. For the love of God."

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New Mexico haven ‘like heaven’

The Crossroads Family Restaurant in Logan, N.M., is worth a stop -- if for nothing more than the outgoing personality of its owner, Jimmy Liles.

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Speeding four-wheeler in the breakdown lane!

"The more truckers I meet, the more I realize the good ones really are patient people" and other notes on merging.

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Tuna salad tames the savage beast

"I keep my eyes peeled for a pet while we're on the road. Some of the best dogs I've ever had were strays, and it would be appropriate to find the truck dog on the road...." If only it were so simple.

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Larry the Hobo is using my hot spot!

"George says Larry is a figment of my imagination, but I'm pretty sure I don't shop for anti-fungal socks and beanie weenies online, unless I do it in my sleep, and, well, that's another story...."

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Giving back

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world is and remains immortal.” --Albert Pine

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On banning the Big Gulp

"If the Mayor of New York City is concerned about public health, he should ban all automatic air fresheners."

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Happy birthday to my favorite trucker

Wendy gives a big birthday salute to her owner-operator husband. Happy birthday, George!

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