Tag Archives: Kristen Lamb

The Hook Hangs With A Dumb White Husband. UPDATED!

Although I now have two years of blogging experience under my weathered bellman’s belt, I have always been a stranger in a strange land when it comes to guest blogging. Until now. My first guest post is up at Dumb … Continue reading

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What Every Bellman Needs For Christmas…

Yes, I have indeed used the word “Christmas”. There has been a great deal of controversy on this side of the border over its use, but as I’ve said before, my blog, my rules. Let’s get to it, shall we? … Continue reading

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How To Wake Your Child On A Weekday…

Author’s note: It’s Monday. If you were expecting a clever title, you’re out of luck… FACT#1: Children love to sleep, not nearly as much as we’d like them to, and never when we desire, but they love to sleep nonetheless. … Continue reading

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This Could Only Happen To Me…

Some bloggers, like Jenny “The Bloggess” Lawson have a devoted following that shower her with gifts. What do I get? Well read on and you’ll see… So I’m taking a break from five hours of doing… well, nothing, quite frankly, … Continue reading

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The Hook Weighs In…

A recent 20/20 report ( “True Confessions: Hotel Horrors.” I love their flair for understatement)  extolled the virtues of outwitting the hotel service industry by employing a series of “tips” provided by a ten-year veteran of the industry.  Some of … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Learned From Crashed Ice.

Yes, the spectacle has ended – although dismantling the course and cleaning up is another matter entirely -  but the wisdom gained endures. Here are some nuggets of wisdom I’ve managed to gather from the entire Red Bull Crashed Ice … Continue reading

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Lies Tourists Have Told Me.

Dear Chelsea Handler: If you’re thinking of suing, let me caution you, I’m not exactly financially solvent. Seriously, I’m broke. You’ll have to look for booze money elsewhere. Where were we? Oh yeah. Tourists lie, plain and simple. They assume … Continue reading

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Staring into the Parenting Abyss…

Everyone knows that when you stare into the abyss it stares back. Well, the same principle applies to parenting: imparting wisdom upon another human being forces you to stare into dark corners of your consciousness – whether you like it … Continue reading

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The Hook is Going To Crash…

But hopefully I won’t burn… It’s Monday, I’m tired, the hotel is dead, and my “other career” is still stick in neutral and I have no idea what the heck I’m going to write about… So here’s the lowdown on … Continue reading

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Things I Saw in Fifteen Minutes…

THE PERILS OF GIVING SENIORS ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY… Watching a sweet old lady try to operate a cellphone is painful enough, but having to listen as she SCREAMS into said phone is a whole new level of terror. THE HOOK: … Continue reading

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