George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Don’t forget your Dinoflagellate-proof goggles

| December 17, 2014

“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!”

You get what you pay for

| December 15, 2014

Or 'Attack of the kidney stone, part 2.' George & Wendy choose the more expensive procedure to pulverize a kidney stone. Wait till you hear the alternative...

Driver training: Observations from the peanut gallery

| December 12, 2014

Entry level driver training standards are "on the table ... it absolutely will affect the future of the entire industry. And it needs to be changed... So says the outsider. My job for the day is done."

Sensitive subjects

| December 10, 2014

Disaster strikes: "We have a bad smell loose in the truck and I can't find the origin of it."

Triple play for The MAC

| December 07, 2014

Newphew Blake Benton and the Mario Local Flyers win the state championship -- again! "If you're ever in the Northwestern region of Ohio on a Friday night during the fall, meander over to any of the high school football games and take a two-hour break that will restore your faith in mankind. "

Weird loads – in every sense of the word

| December 05, 2014

"One of the very best things about trucking is the uncertainty of just how weird things are going to get each day. This could also be considered one of the worst things about trucking."

Don’t feed me, bro

| December 03, 2014

As some cities around the country enact laws against panhandling: "Every once in a while, I truly believe a person is just one sandwich and a couple of bucks away from turning their lives around. Basic human kindness is always an appropriate response,"

Unintended offense and other social (media) faux pas

| December 01, 2014

"People get mad at the strangest things.... Tread lightly on the interwebs – they's dangerous."

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

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.