George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Close encounters of the weird kind

| January 11, 2013

"If the shoe-talker is reading this, or if you yourself have talked to the shoes of strangers in a bathroom stall, quit it. It's just plain weird."

Hole hell in California

| January 09, 2013

Wendy visits a middle-of-nowhere, Calif., rest area outhouse/reptile feeding facility.

Slowing down with sailboat fuel

| January 07, 2013

“'Sailboat fuel' is a dumb saying. Because sailboats have motors and there is no such thing as an airtight trailer that can haul wind.” More notes on the long deadhead here.

Humility, and lack thereof — more new-year notes

| January 04, 2013

"Holy guacamole if I didn't slip up and put together the number one article of the year for the online version of Overdrive."...

Driving away from 2012

| January 02, 2013

Wendy Parker's pictorial lookback in video over memorable moments from 2012 -- to ring in 2013. Happy new year!

Lying to the kids

| December 29, 2012

"Lying to the kids is perfectly alright when it involves fairy tales.... It's not OK to lie to kids about things they need to know."

11 days in a truck is a long time

| December 28, 2012

The things we're willing to tell dispatch to get home.

Christmas shopping at the Petro

| December 23, 2012

"Life on the road is never boring" -- just wait till the kids and in-laws see the stocking stuffers Parkers picked up in a Kansas truck stop.

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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