Wendy Parker

Wax on, wax off: Stanch the bleeding

There is at least one trucking reference in this post about Wendy getting her legs waxed (first time ever), promise. "When she ripped the first piece of linen off, I swear I heard a lawnmower start. Soft and dreamy was immediately replaced with..."

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Livin’ on potato time

"You could put 40 clocks and 25 cameras inside of every single commercial vehicle on the road, and those items would not prevent accidents." More on the push for so-called "safety" devices from on high ...

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When the table of contents belongs in the back of the book

"If you'd like to have a book you can open anywhere and read for a few minutes, and put down sans bookmark without worrying about losing your place, this is your kind of book. And if that sounds remarkably like a great bathroom book..."

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Wormholes may exist

HyperLoop has "built and begun to perfect an electric motor powerful enough to accelerate and decelerate levitated pods through tubes at incredible speeds and low costs. They intend to literally 'sell time.' And that's pretty worm-hole-y."

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Conversations from home

Anyone with a significant other driver on the road will totally get this post. It doesn't matter how long you've been married, or together, after your driver has been away for a week or so, the conversations begin to lag a little. Considering that when they're home, you probably don't spend three or four hours a day conversing with them, or checking in every couple of hours just to say, “Hey,” it's to be expected. ...

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Pass the cheese and rice, Matilda

"I was clued into the fact that he was actually taking the Lord's name in vain when Matilda attempted to re-position the motor home again and almost took Huffy Puffy out. 'Fa the love of Rice, Matilda! Cheesus, Mary and Joseph!'"

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The blended trucking family

"Regular blue Dawn dish washing liquid and hot water will get fifth wheel grease off of pretty much anything – even an angry cat."

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Here’s a little story about a nail tech named Wendy

As in nails, as in trucking: "Don't cave. Don't cave on the prices, or the quality of service, because doing so only cuts your own throat in the end."

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Notes on not choosing from the list of losers

"There's some 'splainin' to do, Lucy, about why the guys who leave MRI machines in people are being touted as safety advocates." ...

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Notes on having a Good Friday

Good news for Good Friday, and a side note: When Googling “good news,” always remember to make sure you haven't typo-ed the “g” out and hit an auto-corrected “odd news”. I was mortified to think “Oregon voters could decide to toss Constitutional ban on duels” might be good news ...

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