George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Nuggets of wisdom: Don’t forget your shower shoes

| October 18, 2013

"There are a few things I've learned never to be without. Clorox wipes and baby wipes are indispensable, but don't get them mixed up."

Dining options galore back home yield surprising choice

| October 16, 2013

"For all my moaning about not having a lot of choices on the road, when I do have a choice, I choose something I can get on the road. I don't know if it means I'm just a gripe, or I miss the road so much I need to taste it somehow."

Close quarters and gastric distress

| October 13, 2013

"Sometimes, making friends on the road is hard."

Invasion of the critters, take two

| October 11, 2013

"I'm exhibiting the symptoms of 'home time weariness.' These include: crawling into the bunk of the truck to sleep when you have a perfectly good bed in the house...

Things that go ‘scrabble’ in the night

| October 09, 2013

Wendy goes fishing for a possum -- or other 1,000-pound creature. . .

On the trail of the elusive budget

| October 06, 2013

Wendy Parker runs it down: "Most members of Congress were unable to respond, as they were too busy practicing reading 'Green Eggs and Ham' for their dramatic and uninspired filibusters."

Safety is all in the perception

| October 03, 2013

I can't help but be a little fixated on the government shutdown. Our parents are all paid by the government right now, either in the form of retirement or a paycheck. If their money is ...

Race to a shutdown

| October 01, 2013

"Attaching a bunch of stuff to a trucking cause that has nothing to do with trucking is the same thing the government does when they attach pork to a bill."

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, thegeorgeandwendyshow.weebly.com

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