George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

(Not) Making friends on the road

| May 22, 2013

Sometimes it's hard, particularly when dogskin boots are involved. "I'm not good at making friends, but I had to comment to the guy wearing them."

Hurry up and wait or pay $500

| May 19, 2013

A receiver's message comes in over the Qualcomm while Wendy and George have been waiting an hour in a line of trucks to get unloaded: "Late drivers will be fined $500." Oh the humanity!

Thrill-seeking, Vegas style

| May 17, 2013

"Try wearing flip-flops while walking around the Fremont Street Experience. You're trapped in a giant hangar with 11 million people who are looking straight up into the air as they mill about."

The last topic safe from the PC cops

| May 15, 2013

"Being politically correct has become more important than being sane and rational in this country."

A happy Mother’s Day to hard-nosed moms

| May 13, 2013

"If Momma told you she was proud of you, you knew you truly accomplished something. She's still like that and I love her dearly for it. She taught me to strive for excellence, and never settle for second best."

Aggravation: Toothaches, heavy-duty toilet rolls, Costco…

| May 10, 2013

"The last time we were at Costco for a live unload, we missed our son's 14th and 15th birthdays."...

10 rules of the road for riders

| May 08, 2013

A few things Wendy's learned so far. No. 1: DO NOT BLOCK THE MIRRORS.

Billboards and brain tumors

| May 05, 2013

“Honey, hand me a pen and a piece of paper, I need to take that number down immediately. The attorney with a giant head is going to save me from a DUI!”

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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