Wendy Parker

Put the brakes on inspection

| May 16, 2014

"We had our first Landstar 90-120-day inspection this week. It just so happened to fall right before the big Safety Push 2014, and although it ended up being expensive, I'm really glad it happened when ...

A spare tire walks into a bar…

| May 14, 2014

George and Wendy take a trip to the beach for the first in a long time -- look in the mirror says, time to gear up for a weight-loss initiative; you can help their success, ...

The ups and downs (mostly the former) of self-dispatch

| May 10, 2014

"So tomorrow we set out, for parts unknown, on a self-dispatch journey that doesn't include a regular run...."

The JBC Hotline: Raising money and keeping good company

| May 09, 2014

The group grew from four people making three-way calls to an organized conference call that runs 24/7. Callers use the room to keep company on long nights, give and get weather and road reports, check ...

Dinner with history

| May 09, 2014

"So I'm flipping through my virtual Overdrive and notice the contest Delo is having for a prize that involves dinner with Edgar the crab guy...."

George Parker, Gremlin Slayer

| May 07, 2014

The gremlins in our midst are primarily concerned with making our lives that much more annoying by taking the cruise control away...

A dollar or a black eye in Von Ormy, Texas

| May 04, 2014

On winning -- and getting even...

Re-use, re-purpose, ridicule, repeat

| May 02, 2014

George is skeptical of Wendy's recent recyling effort: repurposing a no-good cat collar as a bracelet: "Sometimes, being kind to the planet is hard."

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles their adventures and her observations from the shotgun position in her blog and at their website, thegeorgeandwendyshow.weebly.com

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