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10 Things In 10 Days: #9.

More bellman bitchin’, served up hot and ready for your dining pleasure, friends. #99: Travelers Who Develop Instantaneous Amnesia. While I’m perfectly willing to acknowledge how difficult it can be to keep one’s head above water financially these days, if … Continue reading

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10 Things in 10 Days (Maybe): #10.

Here we go, one hundred things – some good, some bad – from my oft-fevered mind. (Hey, it’s better than no material at all, right?) Enjoy! #100: Travelers Who Can’t Count. One of my duties as a bellman is to … Continue reading

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The Mother Of All Meltdowns.

HOOK’S NOTE:  Yes, I’m still burnt-out. However, I’m still fighting the good fight while serving haranguing travelers of every variety. This is how I’m doing my part to unite the human race; by treating everyone badly. After eighteen-plus years in … Continue reading

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Fear The Corporate Dead.

To clarify, by “Corporate”, I mean corporate drones, the so-called business class among us. And by “Dead”, I mean non-animated from the neck up. And yes, this is going to be the post where I tear a HUGE strip off … Continue reading

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Welcome To My M.O.A.T.

Welcome, everyone, to my first Monday On A Tuesday post, where I share one of those, “That actually happened, Hook?” stories. This initial foray is brief but unfreakin’ believable – until you remember it happened to me. I arrived at … Continue reading

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Canada Day Musings. (A Little Late.)

For most Canadians and visitors to our home and native land, Canada Day has little to do with celebrating the birth and endurance of one of the greatest nations on the planet. It’s about testing your liver’s limits, y’all. (Sorry … Continue reading

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Oh, That Hook!

So Toyota recently had a conference at the hotel – and the fun was flowing like cheap champagne. Especially when I rode one of the guest elevators and three very chipper Toyota executives boarded consecutively… TOYOTA EXEC #1:  Hey, I’m … Continue reading

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