Category Archives: Hotel Life

Tales of the modern (douchebag) traveler

Seven Travel Hacks For Morons.

To be clear, I’m not suggesting you’re a moron if you recognize yourself as someone who needs to follow my guidelines. But I am saying that we all make mistakes that make our lives more difficult than they need to … Continue reading

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A Return To Form For Throwback Thursday.

“People keep asking if I’m back, and I haven’t really had an answer. But, yeah, I thinking I’m back.” – Keanu Reeves as once-retired assassin John Wick. There’s an old saying, “Give the people what they want.” It worked in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Mr. Murdoch’s Neighborhood…

…Hope you survive the experience. Mr. Murdoch’s Neighborhood, this week’s installment of Murdoch Mysteries is another shining example of how much this series has grown in ten seasons. Most shows would be content to sit on their laurels but Peter … Continue reading

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The Hook On… Motivation. (Or Lack Thereof.)

Let’s get this out of the way first; you know I’m going to leave this post undone, right? I’m the first to admit that I’m not a terribly ambitious person. My lovely bride and I purchased our house more than … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Paula Roy.

Some of the greatest, most powerful memories of my lifetime involve food. Some involve breaking bread with friends and family, those I’m happy to share. Others involve romantic interludes and… well, let’s just say some things are better left to … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Sally Catto And The CBC: “Life Advice From A Loser: Winning Isn’t Everything” Pitch.

For those of you who are really lost right now:  Sally Catto is the General Manager of Programming for Canada’s national television network, CBC.  All good?  Then we’ll begin. Hey, Sally! My name is Robert “The Hook” Hookey. You may … Continue reading

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A Workplace Conversation With The Hook.

To clarify, this is not a “The Hook Vs. An Unsuspecting Traveler” post. However, even though it may not be as long as you like, I hope you’ll find this satisfying nonetheless. And yes, for your information, I have spoken … Continue reading

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