George & Wendy Show

How much is your time worth?

"I can't rightfully condone Burger King bag enemas, but I can tell you to ask for detention pay.... Your time is valuable, too."

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All hail Brooks

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

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The difference between testing and implementing new ideas

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

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A tale of two truck stops

"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!"

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Actual news? Or a desperate grab for attention …

"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.

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The big-truck ballet

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...."

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Arkansas matters, and so do the truckers

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

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

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."

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A basic understanding of the magic … of the diesel

"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 ..."

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‘Trucker addiction': The love/hate relationship to the business

"Hi, my name is Wendy and I'm addicted to being on the road. Worse than that, my husband supports my addiction and is my biggest enabler."

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