George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

The ‘kabang crunch’ wake-up call

| June 05, 2013

"There's absolutely no reason in hell to catch third in a Love's, unless your hair is on fire or a member of the Taliban has suddenly popped out of your bunk with an RPG aimed at the back of your head."

I’ve been everywhere, man

| June 03, 2013

The things you miss -- and, better yet, the things you don't -- driving around the country hauling freight.

In the pioneering spirit out West

| May 31, 2013

Yes, even Pioneer women were catty.

Unwanted visitors at a Texas Walmart

| May 29, 2013

Seen at the Walmart in Lancaster, Texas: NO TRUCK PARKING -- VIOLATORS WILL BE TOWED AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE. And it gets hairier...

Freedom isn’t free

| May 26, 2013

Take some time on Memorial Day to thank a vet -- chances are you'll be thanking a truck driver, too.

Protecting your vital organs

| May 24, 2013

Use a little common sense, and try to pass some of it on to your progeny. And remember, insect spray is poisonous to humans, fire is hot, and ingesting gasoline is a bad idea. I know, and you’re welcome.

(Not) Making friends on the road

| May 22, 2013

Sometimes it's hard, particularly when dogskin boots are involved. "I'm not good at making friends, but I had to comment to the guy wearing them."

Hurry up and wait or pay $500

| May 19, 2013

A receiver's message comes in over the Qualcomm while Wendy and George have been waiting an hour in a line of trucks to get unloaded: "Late drivers will be fined $500." Oh the humanity!

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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