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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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This Is Not A Post. However…

Since I feel obligated to provide you with mental stimulation on a semi-regular basis here is a tidbit to tide you over until someone out there on the world wide web responds to a series of 5×5 questions I’ve posed … Continue reading

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The Hook, A Hooker And A Cat Named lucky.

Hypothetical Sunday Morning Situation: Hypothetical Location: The Bell Desk. If only I had this option… KARDASHIAN CLONE:  I need a trolly thingie! For my luggages! HYPOTHETICAL ME:  (HYPO ME for short)  I’m sorry, miss (I really wasn’t) but we don’t … Continue reading

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Booking A Getaway? Keep This In Mind…

To be clear, the getaway I’m referring to doesn’t include your cousin Mookie sitting in a suped-up Dodge Charger on the street while you clean out a Money Mart with your crew. No, this is another classic set of travel … Continue reading

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What Not To Say To A Cougar.

HOOK’S NOTE:  For parents, this is that most sacred of days… back to school. So sit back, pour yourself a glass of your poison of choice and laugh a little. You’ve earned it. When I was growing up in the … Continue reading

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