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There Are No Simple Questions When You’re The Hook!

Before We Begin:  This post was written a year ago, hence the tension laced throughout. I’ve actually mellowed since, but I thought you’d like this piece nonetheless. After all, who doesn’t love a good rant, right? Enjoy. QUESTION: What do … Continue reading

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A Bellman’s Greatest Enemy.

After three months on the sidelines – otherwise known as “my front porch” – I’d forgotten that a bellman’s life isn’t all about racing the clock to deliver luggage, manipulating surly personalities to procure a gratuity,  dodging frisky hookers, cougars … Continue reading

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Is The Hook Wise?

Sadly, the answer is no. One of the first lessons we learn as “wee kiddies” is dripping with irony… DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER. So simple, yet so difficult to hold onto when we reach adulthood. Take me, … Continue reading

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The Edge of Christmas – And The Hook’s Limits!

THE SCENE: Early Saturday morning – Christmas Eve to be exact – at the Bell Desk. The phone rings. INQUISITIVE FEMALE GUEST: Yes, I am in room… It should be noted the not technically young lady had a heavy Old Country accent, which … Continue reading

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“Do You Have Any Pushmobiles?”

Sometimes these posts write themselves. You just have to hope the world doesn’t run out of old. wrinkled douchebags who don’t know what you call a device used to carry luggage! You would think after eighty years of walking this … Continue reading

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Sunday is a Day of Rest? Not For The Hook!

Sometimes people just have it coming. Consider the case of the Three Not-So-Wise Men who stumbled over to the Bell Desk just as the Sunday morning check-out rush was ending.  They just couldn’t wrap their three warped heads around a simple concept. … Continue reading

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Parents – About Your Daughters…

As parents we hold our children to a high standard, especially daughters. After all, they’re our little girls, right? Not forever, unfortunately. You see, somewhere along the way little girls become not-so-little females,  and some of them will choose to … Continue reading

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