gifts

A poem for a truck-driving father, from a son

"What I Mean When I Say Truck Driver," by writer Geffrey Davis, is one any father or son will be able to appreciate.

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No penalty for Christmas music after Thanksgiving

"I'm the idiot who thinks I'm going to hand-make every gift given between December 1 and Christmas." -- Sometimes, the holidays are hard.

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Don’t forget your Dinoflagellate-proof goggles

“Did you or someone you love get eye rot or funky head formation from watching glowing chunks of fuzz float around in a plastic dinosaur? Call Wartenstein and Foolbaggery – we'll get you PAID!”

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Beware: Tasing is imminent

In which Wendy stays home for George's turn to Laredo and back, at which point she is gifted a taser. Look out!

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Evil elves and lemon chessboard pie

Look out! "For the New Year I have Santa and the elephant to keep the evil monkey lamp on my desk company."

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Didn’t we just do this?

The Christmas story: "I sincerely hope everyone gets home for Christmas, although I know that's not possible. Merry Christmas, God bless, and be safe out there."

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I finally found my boots

Wendy: "My next pair need to be red, with flames on the side..."

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Christmas shopping at the Petro

"Life on the road is never boring" -- just wait till the kids and in-laws see the stocking stuffers Parkers picked up in a Kansas truck stop.

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The perfect gift, from an unexpected place

An encounter in a store results in the perfect Christmas gift Wendy could have asked, a true appreciation for the meaning of the season.

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2012 calendar: Pride & Polish on display

You can order T-shirts and other items with show truck photos, as well as other trucking products, through the OverdriveOnline store.

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