George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Spring Toadies!

| April 20, 2014

George and son, and Wendy, go to a rock concert: "I felt like I had been beat with a stick the next day, but it was worth it. We had a great time, functioned well under pressure as a little unit, and did things we won't forget, and that's what family time is about."

Sometimes the delays are lifesavers

| April 18, 2014

Near-disaster averted by the highway in Arkansas -- and the Motel 6.5: "It's a real place, with a hand-painted sign, swear it."...

Taxing our patience — in more ways than one

| April 16, 2014

Weather, taxes... "Mother Nature must have forgotten a few deductions this year, as she seems very angry and wrathful..."

The Whataburger connection

| April 13, 2014

...to alien abduction? Yes: "Poor George has the implant, and he's unable to fight the urges of the evil radio signals that emit from it, even under great duress."

From one diseased, unhealthy animal to another

| April 11, 2014

"We all know these things are bad for us, but it doesn't make them any less delicious."

The gall-bladder revelation

| April 09, 2014

"Should I get my CDL?"

Shower me with a little love

| April 06, 2014

...and a skyhook for good measure.

On the road again

| April 04, 2014

"George swears no one in Austin has a job. He says people call each other and make plans to follow one another around in their cars all day, because that's the only way Austin can have rush-hour traffic indefinitely. "

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles her adventures and observations as a newcomer to the trucking world at her website, thegeorgeandwendyshow.com. She has been published in Funny Times magazine, as well as the online magazines Out of the Gutter, Flash Fiction Offensive and Cracked.

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