Wendy Parker

I’ll have the Tabata with a side of ouch

With GATS in a few months, "I'd like to roll in fit as a fiddle, sporting my new cowboy boots I buy myself as a prize for being a good girl. Whatever works, right? Has anyone seen my Icy Hot?"

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App needed: Trucker sleep sounds

"Now that I've put myself in the mind of jalapeno Tornados and bubbling guts, I'm wondering if I miss the road as much as I think I do. Let me think about that for a minute... Yep, I do. See y'all out there."

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It’s better than drawing on yourself

"Overdrive's 'Show us your ink' photo gallery gave me the fever for some new body artwork, so when our daughter asked me what I wanted for Mother's Day, I told her a new tattoo." ...

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There’s an app for that

Another electronic device to tell you when you're tired! Wendy looks at the "reasons professionally licensed human beings in the transportation industry no longer have the ability to tell themselves they're tired." ...

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Comments from the peanut gallery appreciated

Wendy wants to hear from you on the subject of in-cab flooring -- "Tell me about your flooring. Thanks for your help. It takes a village to keep a truck."

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What will you be when you grow up?

Good luck, graduates, welcome to the world! "The best advice I can give you is to avoid being a jerk as much as possible, have fun, and be with people you love as much as you can. The rest of it comes with time, and time is a tough teacher."

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Who you talkin’ to?

Wendy gets a laugh out of cartoon showing what can happen when you mistake a bluetooth conversation to be directed at you, until she realized -- "I've been the dummy thinking someone was having a conversation with me, and it wasn't so funny anymore."

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Conversing while traversing

"We communicate verbally a helluva lot more when he's away than we do when we're in the cab together, and the conversations can get admittedly weird, especially if we're both tired, or don't have a good connection..."

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If these walls could talk

With tropical plants in the van, the opportunity for snakebite by hungry, marauding python increases exponentially. "Trucking is a dangerous job. Be safe out there."

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Doctor my eyes

"Sometimes, it's hard to let other people touch the truck. I'll probably need to work on that, right after I get done worrying myself to death about whether or not the headlights are going to fall out. Owning a truck is so much fun."

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