George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Thrill-seeking, Vegas style

| May 17, 2013

"Try wearing flip-flops while walking around the Fremont Street Experience. You're trapped in a giant hangar with 11 million people who are looking straight up into the air as they mill about."

The last topic safe from the PC cops

| May 15, 2013

"Being politically correct has become more important than being sane and rational in this country."

A happy Mother’s Day to hard-nosed moms

| May 13, 2013

"If Momma told you she was proud of you, you knew you truly accomplished something. She's still like that and I love her dearly for it. She taught me to strive for excellence, and never settle for second best."

Aggravation: Toothaches, heavy-duty toilet rolls, Costco…

| May 10, 2013

"The last time we were at Costco for a live unload, we missed our son's 14th and 15th birthdays."...

10 rules of the road for riders

| May 08, 2013

A few things Wendy's learned so far. No. 1: DO NOT BLOCK THE MIRRORS.

Billboards and brain tumors

| May 05, 2013

“Honey, hand me a pen and a piece of paper, I need to take that number down immediately. The attorney with a giant head is going to save me from a DUI!”

Mastodon in an OK Turnpike pothole

| May 03, 2013

"There are potholes in Oklahoma with potholes inside of them, and inside of the inside potholes are tiny villages, where they grow maize and build sun temples."

High-value loads

| May 01, 2013

"The first 200 miles of the trip are always the worst -- I'm sure every car is following us. After about 200 miles, I forget what's in the box and fixate on something else. Hey look, a squirrel!"

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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