George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

If a tree falls in the forest, will you shut up?

| March 12, 2014

"We're looking for flooring and I'm driving George nuts. I'm certain you just gasped with surprise. Since he's the installer, he knows exactly what we need. I'm the decorator and I know what I want."

Say it, don’t spray it

| March 09, 2014

Confrontation in a truck stop parking lot yields this from George: “You can't just scream at people, babe. I don't like it either, but you never know when you're going to run up on crazy."

This just in: Alarming news about anything

| March 07, 2014

The joy of local television news: "Every day someone is shot, someone dies in a car wreck or two, and a couple of places burn to the ground -- the usual stuff."

The nuances of winning

| March 05, 2014

"There are distinct trade-offs in self dispatch. The security of a regular thing is awesome, but it's not the adventure of pinging yourself around the country" -- then there's the new boots...

The tanks have arms

| March 02, 2014

And the frogs and dogs sing -- and other strange happenings at the military installation.

Exercising the demons

| February 28, 2014

The thought of having to put t-shirts and shorts on with nothing to hide behind seems like a personal affront to the kind Goddess Hanes of Spandexia, who invented loungewear and sanctioned it as a consolation prize for dealing with cold weather.

Temperature regulation and first world problems

| February 26, 2014

" I could possibly be at the age where I'm having a little trouble regulating my body temperature. I may or may not have flung myself into the bunk once or twice to tear off my clothing like a madwoman because of a hot flash."

Potholes and Pennsylvania

| February 24, 2014

Have you come across the well-known pothole on 81, near the Susquehanna, that will rip your front end off?

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles her adventures and observations as a newcomer to the trucking world at her website, thegeorgeandwendyshow.com. She has been published in Funny Times magazine, as well as the online magazines Out of the Gutter, Flash Fiction Offensive and Cracked.

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