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100 Not-So-Random Thoughts The Hook Has Every Day: Part Two.

Thank you for continuing this journey with me, even though it’s taken awhile. Now, where to begin… Oh wait, I know! 51)  “Where was I?” Honestly, I ask myself that question a million times a day.  I’m guilty of starting … Continue reading

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It’s Over!!!

Yes, the day has finally arrived… It seemed as though it was going to last forever… (And no, that wasn’t what she said – ever.) But… MARCH BREAK IS OVER!!!   They’re gone! Blessed be to all-mighty God herself… they’re … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Erica Ehm.

If you were a Canadian teen in the Eighties, and you liked “the rock ‘n roll videos” and pop culture in general, then you were in love with a young lady named Erica Ehm. Erica was a VJ (video jockey) … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Mommy Travel.

In the interest of full disclosure, there are a few things I must confess before we begin:  1)  While I am a parent, I am not a mommy – though I am beginning to develop breasts, and while I find … Continue reading

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Pay No Attention To The Hook Behind The Curtain…

Well, I’d like you to pay attention for a few minutes… longer if you’re a slow reader. But after that, feel free to return to your search for the greatest pet shaming pic/video of all time. I was recently reminded … Continue reading

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Ten Travelers I’ll Meet This Winter.

Although it’s true that no two travelers are the same, thus ensuring that no two days of my life are the same, there are certain archetypes I’ll inevitably encounter more than once in my role as a bellman in Niagara … Continue reading

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The Middle Tower: Life in the Cheap Rooms

To be clear, I have nothing against the cheap economically-sound rooms. I love my guests who refuse to spend the extra few bucks for an upgrade at check-in time. After all, without them, what would I possibly write about? Let’s … Continue reading

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