Tag Archives: Family

The Hook Becomes Patient Zero!

A TALE OF TWO HOOKS! The first half of this post was written before I found myself struck down by a nasty flu bug. I’m obviously back in the game now, but only at half-power, so the last half of … Continue reading

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Remembered But Not Forgotten.

At 4 am on November 11, we received the phone call we had been dreading; Aunt Pat had left this world behind. She spent her last night surrounded by family who could do nothing but watch as she clung to … Continue reading

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“This Is Totally Going In My Blog!”

Yes, I know Neal Patrick Harris uttered these words first, but they’ve become the mantra of bloggers everywhere, so NPH will have to excuse their usage here. Besides, let him sue me: you can’t get blood from a stone. At any rate, … Continue reading

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Meet The “Hostiles”!

No, this isn’t a LOST post, but rather a portrait of the all-too typical traveling family. These people wake up pissed off. Grandpa started the ball rolling… HOSTILE GRANDPA: (Approaching bell Desk and heading straight for the back room) I’m … Continue reading

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Kids: Can’t Live With ’em…Can’t Shoot ’em!

It’s true – they actually frown upon that sort of thing in some places. Of course, those people have never worked with The Hook. Recently, this petite six-year-old threw a tantrum on the valet deck and kicked her Hannah Montana suitcase … Continue reading

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Meet The Two Biggest Douchebags… EVER!

This is NOT a case of creative license, folks. These two guests have truly earned their shared title. Truly. I arrive at a room at 8 am after four glorious days off (for which Fate decided to punish me, it … Continue reading

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Fun With Families!

Some people have “one of those days” more often than they would like. Well, trust me people, it could be worse. The Hook  is having one of those seasons. This winter will be forever etched in my memory due to … Continue reading

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