George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Geriatric infrastructure showing its age

| August 08, 2012

I had to drive down my least favorite road today. It’s an old country two-lane, paved and repaired, with a strip of fresh asphalt lapping over old. It’s a bitch and a half to navigate, ...

Strange people at the travel plaza

| August 07, 2012

If your own body odor makes you reflexively gag, you should probably bathe. With kryptonite.

Defending truckers’ honor

| August 06, 2012

I defended the honor of truckers in general the other day, so you people better be on your P‘s and Q‘s. I noticed a Facebook post that started, ‘I love truckers….’ so of course I ...

Mud flaps of death

| August 05, 2012

The oldest and most recognized of doo-dads are mud flaps with silhouettes of reclining naked women in chrome on them.

Going North to go West

| August 04, 2012

“How bout’ it? Any drivers going West out there who can help a girl out with a ride?”

Notes on discovering new territory

| August 03, 2012

This adventure on the road has put me in mind of our forefathers, and the brave souls who forged this great country.

Lizards and idiot four-wheelers

| August 02, 2012

Every person I discuss our travels with asks two questions, ‘Where do you go to the bathroom?’ and ‘Have you seen a Lot Lizard?’

Tom Jones lives on

| August 01, 2012

We’ve been traveling the back roads of rural Texas the past couple of days. We passed a lot of abandoned strip clubs along the way.

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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