Wendy Parker

Beware the dreaded butt-dial

"Sometimes, learning new phones is hard." Wendy on the worst butt-dial ever: From George after his lost a gear on his way down the mountain ...

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Being streamlined is for the birds

In which Wendy breaks a smartphone and declares that henceforth she will "shake off all efforts to become 'streamlined,' and remain lumpy, non-aerodynamic, and scrap paper filled." Here's why.

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A little piece of trucking history

Wendy unearths a 1935 Ohio chauffers' license pin while assisting an estate sale in Dayton.

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13 things Cosmopolitan knows about trucking

The trucking industry has officially hit the red carpet of grocery store magazines. That's right, folks. There's a write-up on none other than the Cosmopolitan website. ...

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What’s next? Earthquakes?

"Sometimes, preparing for sinkholes is hard."

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Things that would make me leave the truck for 400, Alex

Wendy on accident aftermath: "I'm just amazed by people who get back on the horse and ride." If that applies to you, why did you jump back in the saddle?

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Bedtime stories at the Trucker home

Daddy Trucker's son gets an education on what a turnover rate is: "Daddy, tell me the truth about the trucker shortage."

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Doughnut wars 2020

Wendy offers a vision for the future of trucking: "A 'one doughnut a week' mandate, in which all CDL holders will be issued 'good boy' credits they can trade for snacks that aren't offered on the gubmint-approved driver menus."

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I’ll gladly install you Tuesday, for a hamburger today

Wendy on the cable install from your-know-where: "Sometimes, people just don't understand about the 'away from home' stuff," and it gets worse.

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When in doubt, change it out

With flatbed freight volume in the tank, George moves back to the old stand-by: "I'm going to pick up a van. I dropped my flatbed off for inspection and I'm picking up a van.”

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