George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

All hail Brooks

| March 01, 2015

When a media foul results in a salute. A Columbus journalist gets one right in the wake of his "Reckless Rigs" initial report.

The difference between testing and implementing new ideas

| February 27, 2015

Regulations and life lessons; with entry-level driver training under the microscope in D.C., Wendy learns a little more about her crazy cat.

A tale of two truck stops

| February 25, 2015

"We so appreciate the ones out there doing it right" -- like the Pilot in Troy, Ill. "Kudos to you and your staff, Kari. You're doing good things without even knowing it – and we appreciate you!"

Actual news? Or a desperate grab for attention …

| February 22, 2015

"I used to get mad and fire back, but there's not enough time in the day anymore. We will always have to deal with haters -- it's best to just pat them on the head, maybe throw them a little attention bone," and get on with it.

The big-truck ballet

| February 20, 2015

Wendy watching the world go by: "When you sit back, turn the CB off, and just watch the trucks rolling in and out, it's a lot like a big-truck ballet. You can pick the Prima Ballerinas out immediately...."

Arkansas matters, and so do the truckers

| February 18, 2015

Latest media foul well apparent from this headline: “Truckers Use Walmart Parking Lot as a Truck Stop; Customers Feel Unsafe" -- actually, just one customer. . .

When the future presses into the present and the past needs attention

| February 16, 2015

Nursing homes -- like trucking, in some ways: "You only hear about the evil people who can't seem to act right, and horror stories about abuse and neglect."

A basic understanding of the magic … of the diesel

| February 13, 2015

"How terrifying would it be to pull into a service bay at a shop and have me pop out to run a diagnostic? I can take your blood pressure while we wait ..."

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles their adventures and her observations from the shotgun position in her blog and at their website, http://www.thegeorgeandwendyshow.com/index.html

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