Category Archives: Hotel Life

Tales of the modern (douchebag) traveler

Overheard In The Hallway…

Sometimes all you need to do is cut to the chase… And let the blogging chips fall where they may. Here’s a snippet of dialogue I was privy to this week as I made my way past a room with … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Wisdom From The Hook.

Yes, technically, it’s Tuesday. No, you aren’t so hungover that you slept through Monday. Again. And no, you haven’t fallen into an alternate dimension where super-intelligent dolphin overlords keep a restless human populace calm by eradicating things they hate, like … Continue reading

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Pearls (?) of Wisdom From The Hook.

Saturday, April 18, 3 pm. An over-crowded hotel lobby in Niagara Falls: As I stared out at the massing horde, a specific family caught my attention. And so the following pearl sprung into existence. “Men (and women, for that matter), … Continue reading

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High Praise For The Hook From An Unlikely Source.

It’s been a pretty typical day here in the Niagara Falls hospitality salt mines; plenty of over-caffeinated corporate drones,  rugrats hopped-up on Red Bull, mentally exhausted parents, well-meaning, but confused foreigners and hookers to deal with. And Santa Claus, of … Continue reading

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Self-Reflection, Cheerleaders and Naughty Baked Goods.

As my fingers bounce around the keyboard it is eight am in the morning in Niagara Falls. It is also Saturday morning and that means the lobby’s voids are quickly filling with travelers. There are families, wannabe jocks in over-sized … Continue reading

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Once More Into The Breach…

All right, I’m back. At work, I mean. It feels strange to state, but life must go on. And so I’m back amongst the hookers, corporate drones, hardcore gamblers, sweet old ladies that smell like cheese and dead flowers, hockey … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Niagara Falls Comic Con 2015 Will Rock Harder Than Benjamin J. Grimm at a Dazzler Concert.

I’m your worst nightmare, folks… a middle-aged fanboy with a blog. ‘Nuff said, True Believers? Everything you’re about to read is a fact. Except the stuff I made up. Of course, even that stuff may be a fact on a … Continue reading

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