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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #40.

I’ve been doing my best (mostly) to dissuade you, my fellow humans, from taking your own lives but let’s assume for a moment that my skills don’t really extend beyond packing a luggage cart like a boss while extracting a … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #86.

Here’s the thing about suicide; it’s not just a question of psychological depression, there are psychical maladies that can drive us to the point of no return. Whatever the cause, we’ll often contemplate ending it all when we feel overwhelmed, … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Parenting: What Not To Do.

Parents, for almost two decades I’ve been watching you and your kids. Yes, that is officially the creepiest sentence I have ever typed. With the possible exception of, “About last night… you were sleeping so soundly, I felt it best … Continue reading

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“Sure You’re Not Making This Stuff Up, Hook?”

Can you believe there are people who still harbor some misconceptions about The Hook? I mean, about me? I almost went all, “Jimmy likes Elaine!” for a moment there… At any rate, some people still think:   I’m not actually … Continue reading

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Pay No Attention To The Hook Behind The Curtain…

Well, I’d like you to pay attention for a few minutes… longer if you’re a slow reader. But after that, feel free to return to your search for the greatest pet shaming pic/video of all time. I was recently reminded … Continue reading

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Praise is Cheap… But Priceless.

January 4, 2016: I’m writing these words to you fine people in the midst of what has been a hellish day, to say the least. The wife had a sleepless night for all the wrong reasons; a minor dental emergency … Continue reading

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My Life: A Tragedy In Four Parts.

In my world, it’s all about what you say, who you say it to and how you say it. A bellman only has a few minutes to hook a guest, snag that tip and reel it in… and it can … Continue reading

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Niagara Through A Child’s Eyes.

Another unpublished blast from the past. Time travel without a TARDIS is relatively boring… but it’s better than nothing. Thursday, May 24, 2013, 11:36 a.m.: It is an unseasonably, unbearably cold morning in Niagara and as I sit at my … Continue reading

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When You’re The Hook, Even Waking Up Is Complicated.

Events of the last few months have left me reflective and somber. Hence, the journey we’re about to embark upon… On the surface my home life is a still pond, immutable and relatively calm, some might even say boring. But … Continue reading

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Nothing Gets Past The Hook…

BREAKING NEWS: Just brought in luggage for a young lady of questionable morals. (Seriously, she would’ve charmed Charlie Sheen in an instant.) I’m assuming she blew her entire clothes budget on the room, as she was barely dressed. My Spidey … Continue reading

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