George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

A father’s love

| June 15, 2014

"Here's to all the trucker Dads today. Thank you for what you do. Happy Father's Day."

Following the three-legged cricket

| June 13, 2014

"I'm going to leave this one where it belongs, which is probably in the darkest corners of the internet. It's one story I won't be researching, based solely on gut reaction..."

It finally happened

| June 11, 2014

Wendy on the recent accident in North Carolina, where she and George were rear-ended: "I keep telling him only one wreck in driving (all kinds of vehicles) for 29 years is a fine run."

Eating my way South

| June 08, 2014

What happens after a night of boiled peanuts, hush puppies and crab legs drenched in butter -- when you're supposed to be on a weight-loss program...

Who says truckers can’t agree?

| June 06, 2014

In the wake of the scandal over the Maxim ad, Wendy says, "let congress know how much of a target the trucking industry will be if the insurance minimums are raised from $750,000 to $4 million," as some have proposed.

Why the general public should also know what ‘barratry’ means

| June 04, 2014

A full-page ad in Maxim magazine equating truckers with serial killers spawns an effort to get the magazines removed from retail outlets. A little kudos goes to some truck stops who've joined the effort.

The Highway 69 blues

| June 04, 2014

In Oklahoma, "enjoy the view, if you can concentrate after having your brain slammed around in your cranium."

Good things happen, too: Saluting truck-stop staff

| June 02, 2014

"Here's to all the shower cleaners, clerks and stock personnel working in a truck stop today – thank you. We appreciate you and really do notice the job you're doing."

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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