George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Dealing with unexpected things

| August 22, 2012

People acted like they didn't know we were coming. "What? You've got a truckload full of stuff we ordered? How did that happen?"

Warnings of rattlesnakes and other disturbing signage

| August 21, 2012

I have noticed the closer you get to downtown in big cities, the number of DUI attorney billboards grows exponentially.

Keeping gnomes and frogs at bay

| August 19, 2012

I squinted out over the lot and saw, to my amazement, an entire army of garden gnomes. They were absolutely terrifying.

Walmarts and aliens in our midst

| August 17, 2012

I have it on good authority that Walmart is planning on building a Walmart next door to every Walmart already in operation.

Coupons, condiments and crawly things

| August 16, 2012

I waited a second to make sure I had heard him right. Yep, he really said that. I leaned very close to the counter and did my best to control myself.

Fast food and filthy lies

| August 15, 2012

I have heard that the government is declaring henceforth all fast food establishments must notify the customer about changes, mutations, modifications, shifts or bastardizations in any of their edible products. Plainly stated, they must notify ...

Not noticing the oddities of life on the road

| August 14, 2012

It's crazy out there, and I love it. Nothing is ever the same, there's always something to look at.

On the art of waiting tables

| August 13, 2012

Great wait staff are born -- "It’s an art, just like playing the cello."

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,

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