George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

The brotherhood exists

| August 14, 2013

The bond between truckers of all stripes is real. It was reinforced for Wendy recently when a nephew went missing and she put the word out to drivers through social media.

Preparing for the storm: My Anne Ferro notes

| August 11, 2013

"I should destroy all of my notes, because if anyone got hold of them, they'd surely think I was nuts, and possibly dangerous."

Understanding Granny on the road

| August 09, 2013

"Being on the road is hard for everyone in the family, even those who don't really know why you're on the road."

Cautionary tale: Keep drawstrings tucked at all times

| August 07, 2013

"I was hanging by my shorts on the second step of a Freightliner. The fact that my face was almost pressed up against the side of the truck kept me from having to witness the hundreds pointing and laughing at me."

The real effect of the new hours rules

| August 04, 2013

The people who make the rules of the road should have to see a grown man running around in his underwear in the middle of the night before they make everyone park at the same time.

Gators, mailboxes, clowns and other road debris

| August 02, 2013

Have you ever had to dodge "a guy in full clown makeup and a guy with a snake wrapped around his neck stopped, both out of their cars and arguing in the fast lane? No?"

Tractor-trailers: The new storks

| July 31, 2013

After a conversation with Wendy, a four-year-old to her Mom: “That lady said he brings everything in a truck, he brought my shoes and he's going to bring our baby when it comes!”

Do not smell this sandwich

| July 28, 2013

“Miss, could I get you to smell this for me and tell me if it's good. The date says today, but I never trust 'em. Can't smell too good, myself.” / “You should ask your doctor if you have questions!”

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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