George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Criminal invitations

| July 13, 2014

"I realize not everyone shares my beliefs about owning a weapon. That's the beauty of living in a free country. You don't have to like it and you don't have to do it. That doesn't mean you should be able to keep me from doing it."

Missing a day is out of the question

| July 11, 2014

In which Wendy gets a direct hit by a sudden-onset migraine -- or is it the sandworm gnawing at her brain again?... "People don't seem to understand that long haul truckers can't miss “just a day” of work. They miss an entire trip..."

The brotherhood exists, take two

| July 09, 2014

Social media makes new connections: George helps out a driver stranded near he and Wendy's Ohio home with part of his bus fare to Ontario.

Heat so bad you can cut it with a knife

| July 06, 2014

"Sometimes, you know when it's time to go home."

Faith, family and foodImage Gallery

| July 04, 2014

Happy birthday to our beloved Motherland. Home of the free, land of the brave. There are a lot of people who will dispute just how free we really are, and the fact those people have ...

Shower report 2014

| July 02, 2014

Wendy comes back from a cross-country trip ready to crown one truck-stop with the superlative of "best showers"...

DEF or dumb?

| June 29, 2014

"I am so sick and tired of literally stumbling over the trash from diesel exhaust fluid. When it's not sold in bulk at the pump, the amount of waste involved is incredible."

Ruining a good thing: Bathroom privacy

| June 27, 2014

Another doozy of a restroom tale from Wendy: "I've written more stories about bathrooms than pretty much anything else, and if you didn't know any better, you'd probably think I was weird."

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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