George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Friends in UFO placesImage Gallery

| August 11, 2014

"Walking down the Extraterrestrial Highway at two in the morning, I realized, once again, that sometimes trucking is the best job ever. What other profession can you get paid to see things like an unobstructed view of the Milky Way?"

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.

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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