family

Potluck Olympics

"I'm not a bad cook, but being around my Mom and my Aunt reminded me that I was raised to a pretty high cooking standard.... Just showing up with my sparkling personality isn't always enough."

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How to bring home on the road

While it requires dedication and understanding, and like any family situation, there will be trials and tribulations, having close family ties while being away is absolutely possible.

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Road fever is contagious

The Parker family squabbles: Son's got road fever, daughter's itching for her chance -- that leaves Wendy wondering what happened to her ringside seat to the journey...

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Hope for the next generation

Connecticut-based owner-operator Joe Bielucki's story of taking his niece out on a run with him gives him hope for the future.

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Equal partners: Chris Litzinger and Henry Kuperus

Brenny Transportation-leased owner-operators build on a solid friendship in coownership of a Volvo that helps support two growing households.

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Understanding Granny on the road

"Being on the road is hard for everyone in the family, even those who don't really know why you're on the road."

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C’mon, Warner Robins — show us some love

Wendy Parker on her hometown's ban of truck parking: "Set a precedent for the rest of the country. Find a way to not only make it work, find a way to make it work for both the trucker and the city."

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God bless the Friday night lights

Wendy reflect on American pride and more as her nephew gets set to play in that oh so American of pastimes, a late fall state championship football game.

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‘Grandpa and the Truck’ — book 2 out now

Colleen Kelly Mellor's children's book series highlights true tales from her husbands 30-year career, much of it spent as a household-goods-hauling owner-operator.

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A wife’s tribute to her longtime owner-operator

Owner-operator Clive Hemmings passed away during a run to Florida on September 30, 2011. His wife, Valerie, offers up this poem to his memory. He will be missed.

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