Wendy Parker

‘Train horn: first person brings me $25 can have it, come on.’

| September 05, 2014

"Sitting in the parking lot of some truck stops is like having a live version of “Home Shopping Network.” People sell all kinds of things on what I refer to as 'CB-bay.'"

Creepy crawlies and questionable questions

| September 03, 2014

"Here's an important tip to remember: if someone walks up to you in a truck stop with a cup and asks you to describe what's in it, just run. Don't even bother looking, because it's ...

Edgar, beware

| August 31, 2014

In which Wendy meets Edgar Hansen of the "Deadliest Catch" series: "Sometimes, meeting people you love to watch on television is hard."

Roadkill diaries: Armadillo zombies

| August 29, 2014

"I stop bothering with variety in roadkill during the stretch between San Antonio and Laredo. Everything is shriveled up and blows away about an hour after it's hit. The only thing that remains intact enough ...

Just say no to stupid

| August 27, 2014

Wendy reacts to images posted to Facebook from a driver rolling with his feet on the dash, eating watermelon, no hands, etc...: "When he starts posting pictures to social media of himself doing phenomenally stupid ...

The six-headed maintenance monster

| August 25, 2014

Wendy works at purging the truck-maintenance demons: "One of the mechanics stuck his head in the bunk, probably to see what kind of injured animal George had in there: 'Uh, Miss Wendy, can I do ...

Don’t lick me, bro

| August 22, 2014

Apocryphal -- maybe -- tale of face-licking as a form of gratitude yields an obsession: "I think I might have a mild complex regarding stranger licking now."

Ice buckets and wet blankets

| August 20, 2014

Wendy and George take the "ice bucket challenge" for ALS, sending out their own challenges to Overdrive's own Todd Dills, Class 8 stunt racer Mike Ryan and Mike Rowe.

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, http://www.thegeorgeandwendyshow.com/index.html

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