Tag Archives: love

100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #35.

We’ve already touched on the life-affirming benefits of travel so perhaps it’s time to discuss the place you return to when your travels come to their inevitable end? #35: Home. Now before you get all worked up, my friends, I … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #44.

When the incomparable B.B. King sang “The Thrill Is Gone” he was lamenting the loss of a love, not a life, but the latter certainly applies. Remove the thrill from anything, whether it be an affair, a career, certainly a  … Continue reading

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The Best Of Things.

One of the greatest American films of all time (in my humble opinion) contains the following line, “Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” Well, as much as I … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The Cast Of Hamilton The Broadway Musical.

Good people of the revolution – and King George, My name is Robert, but you can all me The Hook. (Everyone else does.) On Wednesday, the fifth of April, my daughter and I did journey from our humble home in … Continue reading

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100 Things I Love About My Wife.

First off, no, I didn’t screw up royally at home. Though, let’s face it… I will sooner or later, so this post should buy me a bit of goodwill/credit when that happens. To suggest that February is a busy month … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Valentine’s Day Post…

So Valentine’s Day is around the corner and blogging social convention dictates I share my infinite wisdom concerning love and romance (the wife is shuddering right now like a Jedi who feels a disturbance in the Force), but there is … Continue reading

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An Early (and cheap) Valentine’s Day Gift From The Hook

HOOK’S NOTE:  I have at least two 5×5 guests lined up for next week and I honestly don’t know if I’ll be posting on Valentine’s Day proper, so here is another piece plucked from the recesses of my brain box. … Continue reading

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