Category Archives: Hotel Life

Tales of the modern (douchebag) traveler

100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #27.

A picture of Ronnie popped up on my home computer as I sat down to write this today; I didn’t mean to call it up, it just appeared as though someone was giving me a sign. Message received and understood, … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Tale From The Bellman Chronicles.

As I’ve often said before, there is a ridiculous amount of downtime when you’re a bellman; guests arrive in waves rather than ripples so I find myself seeking out deep, meaningful conversations with my fellow hospitality wage slaves. I rarely … Continue reading

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Would You Watch This Show?

SETTING: A hotel’s HR office where an Independent Contractor is evaluating hotel employees. He is assisted by a human resources representative. IC:  So who’s next? CAROL:  That would be The Hook. IC:  Okay… wait, did you say “The Hook”? Is … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching Hudson & Rex.

Someone once said that the hardest thing in this world is to live in it. Personally, I think the hardest thing is learning to do is my family’s laundry without having a repeat of the “Strawberry Shortcake incident of 2003” … Continue reading

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Just A Few Thoughts I’d Like To Share…

Last night our daughter gave us a wicked, albeit early, 25th wedding anniversary gift: two premium seats to an upcoming production of The Phantom of The Opera (insert booming musical score here) in Toronto. Yes, next year marks a quarter … Continue reading

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And Now… The News, With The Hook

Nothing new to report, the hiatus continues as The Hook is as mentally blocked as an eleven-year-old boy who just used his parent’s Visa to order ten quadruple cheese pizzas while they were at counseling. I’m feeling pretty good (with … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #28.

Yesterday will only drag you down, like psychological quicksand. Tomorrow is for pussies who are too afraid to exist in the moment so they wish upon a star for a better future. #28: Today. But today is a blank canvas … Continue reading

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