Wendy Parker

Idle highway chit-chat and Elvis in Raburn, Ga.

| January 26, 2014

"We're back to idle chit-chat in the truck. Idle chit-chat is an art, developed by the elders of the tribes and passed down as a method to pass time until the great ship comes to ...

The year of the monkey

| January 24, 2014

Wendy on turning 46, the age her father passed: "This year, I've decided to be happy. Being happy is probably the one thing my Dad would tell me to be, if I could talk to ...

New and improved to death

| January 22, 2014

Updates from Ohio: "I'm not making a statement about the death penalty here -- I'm just saying we probably should have left well enough alone and kept the method of termination the same as its ...

Holy trendsetter, Batman!

| January 19, 2014

In which Wendy has crocheted a scarf to keep her hands busy after quitting smoking and is "vaping on with the rest of the Borg... Somebody save me from the trendiness..."

Under the gun on the road

| January 17, 2014

Wendy and George contemplate interior truck modifications: "We at least need dart guns for potential Sasquatch sightings, right?"

Virginia gem: Smitty’s Better BurgerImage Gallery

| January 16, 2014

Best chili-cheese footlong around, says Wendy Parker in this review of Smitty's Better Burger, a truly old-fashioned drive-in that hasn't changed much since the Smith family opened it in 1956.

Trucking with toaster ovens

| January 15, 2014

"How awesome will it be to ride down the road with the delicious aroma of crock-pot roast wafting around?" If you have recommendations for Wendy for recipes/logistics of in-cab cooking, send them in!

On the road again…

| January 14, 2014

The George & Wendy Show back on the road: "Oh my gosh, it's better than Christmas. We're actually leaving the house this week!"

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles her adventures and observations as a newcomer to the trucking world at her website, thegeorgeandwendyshow.com. She has been published in Funny Times magazine, as well as the online magazines Out of the Gutter, Flash Fiction Offensive and Cracked.

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