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I’m No Expert…

I’m no expert but if a guy is planning on embarking on a March Break road trip with his family and several others, you’d think he’d want to pay close attention to the itinerary, right? For example, if a middle-aged … Continue reading

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Money, money, money…

To say a bellman has a unique relationship with money is to suggest Donald Trump has hit a few speed bumps in his first one hundred days in office. Before I ever donned my first ill-fitted bellman uniform I knew … Continue reading

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I’m No Expert…

I’m no expert, but I’m pretty sure if you travel to Niagara Falls with your buddies, you hit the rippers (i.e. the strip club) hard, hit Mickey Dees in a drunken stupor, go back to the hotel at three in … Continue reading

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A Return To Form For Throwback Thursday.

“People keep asking if I’m back, and I haven’t really had an answer. But, yeah, I thinking I’m back.” – Keanu Reeves as once-retired assassin John Wick. There’s an old saying, “Give the people what they want.” It worked in … Continue reading

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The Other Side Of Sleeping Cheap.

To be clear, I’m all for charity; without it I’d never get lucky. But as far as charity in society, I wholeheartedly support the concept of lifting up those who have fallen through the cracks. At one time or another … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned As A Bellman.

I’m not what you would call a smart man. (Just ask the wife.) However, after two decades (almost) as a bellman I can honestly say I know my way around the hospitality trenches with the best of them. And now … Continue reading

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The People In Hook’s Neighborhood: Sunday Edition.

(Yes, I realize it’s Friday. Shut up.) “Why Sunday? What makes that day so special, Hook”, you ask? Well, as I write this, it is my first day back since the Staycation from Hell. “What made it the Staycation from … Continue reading

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