George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Why I leave truck stop gabbing to my husband

| September 21, 2012

My husband will speak to any human being within earshot. Actually, most of the time, they speak to him first.

Identifying black, furry things

| September 19, 2012

Her look said something to the effect of, "Please leave here before you stupid yourself to death in the parking lot."

Notes on death and laughter

| September 17, 2012

No matter how dismal things seem, if you can find one thing to laugh about, you've won.

More here than meets the eye

| September 14, 2012

I've held out on the glasses thing. I tell myself as long as I can see the computer to type, I'm good.

The high price of notoriety

| September 12, 2012

It's a completely strange experience to walk into a truck stop and see a whole rack of magazines with your picture on the front.

Trying to master the fine art of negotiating

| September 10, 2012

We can't have one income and keep the truck, the house, the car and groceries, and we don't want to give the children away.

The upside of being dirty

| September 06, 2012

If you don't give your body a chance to experience germs, it won't know what to do when it meets them.

A narrow escape from Automatic Hell

| September 04, 2012

The world has become an automatic place. Even in the most remote areas of Minnesota, sinks, hand dryers and toilets at the rest stops are automated. People actually believe this is good, but as a ...

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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