wendy parker

Those annoying truck stop peacocks

We’ve been sleeping at truck stops this trip. Mostly because it’s been convenient and there are showers, but also because even in the wide open spaces of the Dakotas, no one wants to let a trucker park to sleep. Assfaces. A pox on them and their ugly children. Pulling into a crowded truck stop after dark is exactly the same thing as walking into a bar. You can immediately spot the girls who took three hours ...

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Geriatric infrastructure showing its age

I had to drive down my least favorite road today. It’s an old country two-lane, paved and repaired, with a strip of fresh asphalt lapping over old. It’s a bitch and a half to navigate, if you have both tires on the new pavement, you’re whacking weeds on the side of the road. If you ride with one tire on the old road and one on the new, you’re a mosquito hair from crossing center. ...

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Strange people at the travel plaza

If your own body odor makes you reflexively gag, you should probably bathe. With kryptonite.

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Defending truckers’ honor

I defended the honor of truckers in general the other day, so you people better be on your P‘s and Q‘s. I noticed a Facebook post that started, ‘I love truckers….’ so of course I read it. Unfortunately is was a sarcastic and poorly stated slur against all professional drivers, based on the actions of one idiot. And from what the guy posted about the incident, it sounds like it was caused by the four-wheeler. ...

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Wendy Parker’s blog: ‘Funniest thing I’ve seen this week!’

Overdrive's newest blogger is turning heads with no-holds-barred wit, refreshing honesty and good humor on her George and Wendy Show blog.

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Tom Jones lives on

We’ve been traveling the back roads of rural Texas the past couple of days. We passed a lot of abandoned strip clubs along the way.

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