George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Only poke the snake if you know it’s not poisonous

| April 12, 2013

"Life is easier when you can read people. Any situational outcome is pretty much decided in the first five seconds of the transaction."

Improving truckers’ public image — or not

| April 10, 2013

"While I don't think it's necessary to wear a tie to garner respect, I do feel it's necessary to properly cover your genitals when in public. Please. For the love of God."

Speeding four-wheeler in the breakdown lane!

| April 07, 2013

"The more truckers I meet, the more I realize the good ones really are patient people" and other notes on merging.

Tuna salad tames the savage beast

| April 05, 2013

"I keep my eyes peeled for a pet while we're on the road. Some of the best dogs I've ever had were strays, and it would be appropriate to find the truck dog on the road...." If only it were so simple.

Larry the Hobo is using my hot spot!

| April 03, 2013

"George says Larry is a figment of my imagination, but I'm pretty sure I don't shop for anti-fungal socks and beanie weenies online, unless I do it in my sleep, and, well, that's another story...."

Giving back

| March 31, 2013

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world is and remains immortal.” --Albert Pine

On banning the Big Gulp

| March 29, 2013

"If the Mayor of New York City is concerned about public health, he should ban all automatic air fresheners."

Happy birthday to my favorite trucker

| March 27, 2013

Wendy gives a big birthday salute to her owner-operator husband. Happy birthday, George!

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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