George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

It’s the little things

| August 08, 2014

In which Wendy gets a headset: "It didn't pinch my brain at all, and completed my imaginary Boba Fett outfit perfectly. 'Uh, babe, I think they want you to actually make calls with it.'"

News flash: Mainstream media hates on truckers (again)

| August 06, 2014

"A large cross section of the people watching mainstream news will also make the decision to turn a portion of their life savings over to a stray cat with an eye infection because of a Sarah McLachlan song."

You can’t get there from here

| August 03, 2014

"South Street: 'The street my cousin lives across from. You know, the girl who married a big red-headed guy.' Giving directions to people is really difficult, but here's the thing: I know this about myself and so don't attempt to give directions."

Notes to self

| August 01, 2014

What to do when your 17-year-old son puts 'muh butt' on your grocery list.

Leave before you really have to go

| July 30, 2014

"We were lucky to get the spot we did -- it was relatively safe and at least had the benefit of lighting from inside the gates we were parked outside of. It did not, however, include toilet facilities."

Got a problem? Here’s the quick fix for it

| July 27, 2014

I tend to be a little more direct in my problem-solving. I look for the soft spot in a problem and poke a stick in it.

Fiction posing as fact at the Counter of Knowledge

| July 25, 2014

Enter any truck stop that has a “Counter of Knowledge,” sit down close enough to hear what they're saying and listen. You will be amazed and, quite possibly, revolted.

What owner-ops have nightmares about

| July 23, 2014

It's not the kind of thing an excitable wife and business partner wants to hear. I may have been less than supportive when I suggested we pray for an electrical fire.

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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