George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Threats from children

| June 24, 2013

It's summertime, school is out and the travel plaza food courts are full of whining six-year-olds, demanding Whoppers and $5 coffees from Starbucks.

Preventing Roomba suicide

| June 21, 2013

Clean, clean, clean: "You see, no matter how easy technology makes things for us, we are still a necessary part of the equation."

Unwanted pests

| June 19, 2013

The strange things we do when in combat with an enemy, even a fruit fly.

Finer than frog’s hair

| June 17, 2013

"If you're around and you're listening, Daddy, happy Father's day and thanks for the sense of humor. It has seen me through more heartache than drugs or money and it has remained intact, unlike the flaming go-cart of death you built for us in '82."

Service charges at the pearly gates

| June 14, 2013

"There will be a $4.95 service charge in order for our records to be processed and a heaven/hell decision to be made. You just wait."

The lighthouse for food

| June 12, 2013

On Wendy's missing tooth, and the potential benefits of having just one incisor in an otherwise barren mouth.

Catching flies with honey: A parking firestorm in Minnesota

| June 10, 2013

Following a widely circulated picture posted about the truck-parking ordinance banning trucking parking and passed by Coon Rapids, Minn., last year, Wendy reaches out to the city council.

Cleansing the gene pool

| June 09, 2013

WARNING: EXCESSIVE USE OF HAIRPINS MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH. DO NOT INSERT INTO BODILY ORIFICES, MASTER LOCKS, OR, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, ELECTRICAL OUTLETS.

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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