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Things I’ve Overheard This Week.

This one needs no explanation. So you’re not getting one. So there. However, I will say this: My life at the hotel is like twisting a radio dial endlessly, never remaining on a single station for long. The end result … Continue reading

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A HARD Start To 2015.

Having three days off before, during, and after New Year’s Eve is great for the mind but tough on the wallet. Fortunately, I returned to the hospitality trenches this morning and Fate was waiting for me with three distinctive and … Continue reading

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NEVER A Dull Moment In My World…

My apologies for the unoriginal title, friends. I know I’ve said it before – and I’ll say it again, count on it – but it bears mentioning frequently. JOE:  (A senior valet driver whose youthful exuberance is refreshing.)  Look what … Continue reading

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Ten-Hut! There’s an Inspection Today, So Straighten Up And Fly Right, Maggots!

There’s an inspector from Head Office (a term that shouldn’t make me giggle so much, but it does), in the hotel today and so, as anyone with a modicum of familiarity with the inner workings of bureaucratic thinking knows, all … Continue reading

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Five Minutes of My Life.

Experiment time, kids! Here is a brief snippet of my day, written before the first call of my shift. And nothing more. Shall we begin? So, despite my best efforts to the contrary, Sunday is here. Again. At the moment, … Continue reading

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Things Running Through My Mind Right Now.

Yes, I’m still distracted by life. And its early. You know what that means, don’t you? It’s list time! 1)  “Why’s it so warm in the lobby? Oh yeah, Engineering fixed the heat! They didn’t just say they fixed the … Continue reading

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A Typical Call On A Typical Day.

(Well “typical” in my world, that is.) He had the motive: His years were advanced, but the fire still burned. He had the opportunity: Specifically, a nimble young strawberry blonde minx splayed across a hotel couch, her nubile young body … Continue reading

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