George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Fleecing the importance of real clothes

| January 21, 2015

"What you do inside your truck is your business. There's a reason 'I ain't got no panties on' is still whispered lasciviously on the CB. It's probably true." Once you get out of it, it's a different story...

Compromise for the body pillow of death

| January 19, 2015

The peculiarities of compromise packing for the long road: "Do you have to bring the body pillow?"

Ode to a mother: The best slap I ever got

| January 16, 2015

Annals of effective parenting? "When I screwed up she expected an answer, and she expected it immediately after punctuating the question with, 'Do you hear me?' As I got older, I heard that less and less..."

The eye (brows) have it

| January 15, 2015

George's uncanny to show up at the opportune moment: "you shouldn't get too comfortable talking trash about someone in a language you assume they don't understand, because you never know when there's a Jedi around."

Normal called … not really

| January 12, 2015

"I have a good friend who went out on the truck with her boyfriend as a rider for the first time last weekend. I got a steady stream of 'WTF?' texts – she quickly reminded me that there's really no 'normal' on the road."

Change starts with one step, and all that jazz

| January 09, 2015

"'Operation Positive Press' has begun. ... I believe positive changes can be achieved. Go make good stories for us, get the word out. 2015 is the Year of the Trucker."

Truckers’ wives and spouses – the silent voice of the industry

| January 07, 2015

"There's no official 'Drivers' Spouse Appreciation Week,' and rarely do we hear stories of the support they provide, so I'm going to take a quick minute to thank all the trucker's wives, husbands and families for the job they do."

Armchair experts abound

| January 05, 2015

With establishment of the Entry Level Driver Training Advisory Committee under way, "let's remember...that having someone with direct personal experience is always better than someone who is 'book smart' on the task at hand..."

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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