Wendy Parker

Unintended offense and other social (media) faux pas

"People get mad at the strangest things.... Tread lightly on the interwebs – they's dangerous."

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Stories, legends and family tales

Stories told over turkey: "My favorite story is about my 80-year-old grandmother chasing a log truck down on Highway 41, right outside of Macon, Georgia. If you ever wonder where I get my tenacity from, wonder no more."

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Thanksgiving 2014

What are you thankful for? Wendy here runs down a list of superlatives -- from family, vocal critics and, yes, all the drivers keeping the nation running down the road.

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‘No shave’ November: A brief history of beards

Do you have a "Novembeard?" Whether you're growing it to raise awareness, or fund a cancer charity or just to have one, enjoy No Shave November!

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It’s AMAZING! You WON’T BELIEVE IT!!

"Keep on truckin' – and know there are people out there who will advocate for you, even if it means being banned from every mainstream news Facebook page there is. God bless the truckers."

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Women are from Venus, men are from Booblandia

"The most important thing to realize when traveling in close quarters (for extended periods of time) with your chosen mate is that men and women have completely different thought patterns."

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Shortstack makes big waves with custom truck photography

Meet Ciara "Shortstack" Sleeth, a 17-year-old high school student from the hills of West Virginia on her way up in the trucking world through her truck photography. Next for her: small fleet owner-operator...

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Attack of the kidney stone, part 1

George laid up with an 8-mm kidney stone proclaims such stones "adultney stones" -- it "takes a real man to pass them." Wendy: "We're both a little stressed and worried about how this is all going to come out (sorry – couldn't resist)..."

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Comets, celebrity butts and crashes

Do they have anything whatsoever to do with each other? Maybe not, but Wendy weighs in with an experiment intended to get information abut trucking to the general public.

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One helluva blind side back

"So it's become pretty obvious: If you're considering another line of work, space exploration is just a lateral over.... They think there's a trucking shortage now? Just wait 'til everyone goes to outer space..."

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