George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Random thoughts, random signage

| February 09, 2014

Wendy marvels at the wealth of hung shingles in America: On a split billboard, an "ad was spray painted, home-made, cobbled together with plywood and corrugated cardboard. It read: 'We buy junk cars.'"

Feeling the love with a new carrier, in a warm place

| February 07, 2014

If FMCSA is really concerned about safety, "they'll go after the companies with churn like a Wisconsin butter factory, and leave experienced drivers and small companies with longtime employees alone."

Sometimes you gotta lose to win

| February 05, 2014

Following driver Art Huntley on his course of natural bodybuilding to lose weight and get in shape.

Rising from the frozen planet

| February 02, 2014

Down and out at an Alabama distribution center in the ice -- and how just a little bit of goodwill goes a long, long way.

Attention seeking at its finest

| January 31, 2014

Wendy responds to an editorial in the news recently that heaped scorn on truckers and the industry.

Truck haters and Mother freakin’ Nature

| January 29, 2014

"Just another day in trucking. A crappy one. But that's OK because it still beats night shift at a nursing home, and we both woke up breathing again. So there's that."

Idle highway chit-chat and Elvis in Raburn, Ga.

| January 26, 2014

"We're back to idle chit-chat in the truck. Idle chit-chat is an art, developed by the elders of the tribes and passed down as a method to pass time until the great ship comes to take us away."

The year of the monkey

| January 24, 2014

Wendy on turning 46, the age her father passed: "This year, I've decided to be happy. Being happy is probably the one thing my Dad would tell me to be, if I could talk to him one more time."

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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