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“Awkward” Doesn’t Begin To Cover This One…

As I scribble these words in an unbelievably-worn notebook to be transcribed to the web later, hordes of cheerleaders, cheer parents and cheer coaches are checking out of the hotel. Truthfully, I’m cool with that. Ridiculously-cool, in fact. Don’t get … Continue reading

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Cheerleaders, man…

I’d like to begin by stating my love for cheerleaders and the parents who sacrifice so much to support them as they shake their pom-poms. I’d like to begin that way… I kid of course – but that’s only because … 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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Mistakes Parents Make While Traveling.

It’s Saturday and I’m wide awake (mostly) so I think it’s time to use my seventeen years of experience serving the public constructively and judge others. Don’t you agree? I knew you would. We’re a perfect team, aren’t we? The … Continue reading

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Plugs, Packing Tips and Status Reports.

It’s Monday. There are still remnants of the cheerleading horde present in the hotel, some of whom are rolling, tumbling, screaming and frolicking in the halls and lobby. I have decided I am not pro-frolicking and never will be. I have seen … Continue reading

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Fifteen Minutes With The Hook.

As I write this, my friends, it is 6:45 in the a.m. in Niagara Falls. The wind is howling through the tunnel that runs along the hotel’s valet deck. In the lobby, a group of middle-aged men and women natter … Continue reading

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