Wendy Parker

The trucking jubilee

"It ain't no party for the fish involved, and it ain't no disco for the drivers, but the fat cats eat well, and fill their coffers with easily caught fish, who are addled and unsure of their surroundings."

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Fishing with the Rookie

A special day in Foley, Ala., fishing with the L.A. Rookie. And a message to a friend from the past: "Robin, if you're out there, know you were cherished by someone and still are. And drop ol' Bill a line if you can, he's got some fantastic stories to tell you."

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Notes on Miami

"Last week I learned that I don't care much for Miami." Diamond in the rough: the Mobil station on state road 997 in Krome has one of the best cheese-steaks around. ...

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Do the right thing

The “you drive your truck, I'll drive mine” attitude isn't helping anyone.

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PHOTOS: OMG so much chrome!

En route to Miami, George and Wendy stop off for a preview of the 75 Chrome Shop, the location of the first Pride & Polish event of the season in a week or two.

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Science doesn’t lie

"I propose that all the people who think it's a good idea to further castrate the big diesel engine should have to drive a governed truck in full-on bumper-to-bumper rush-hour traffic around Atlanta on 285, where the median speed is 'balls to the wall.'"

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A goofy back is no joke

"At some point during my transitional truck packing from winter clothes and MATS paraphernalia to summer clothes and Wildwood paraphernalia, I wrenched my back. I hate to admit it, but I'm falling apart."

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Let’s wear white shoes and eat ham

Here's a happy Easter from the Parkers. "Easter represents everything good to me.... Did I mention ham?

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‘Fury by association’ therapy

"We met a broker this past week at MATS, and he absolutely confirmed that all brokers aren't bad" -- Wendy hangs on to some of her sparkle.

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The infrastructure is funded!

"It's April 1, and this entire post may or may not be a filthy lie, but we all know who the fools are."

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