Tag Archives: Niagara Falls

100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #72.

Well, I’m twenty-eight posts into this sucker and I have to admit… I’m wavering; coming up with one hundred reasons to embrace life over death is proving more difficult than I ever would have imagined. This is a job for … Continue reading

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The Bellman Chronicles Revisited.

I haven’t written much about my life in the hospitality trenches lately so here’s a brief look into my world. As a bellman I have one goal to achieve while I’m on a call (in lay terms that refers to … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #83.

A lifetime ago when I was a mere teenager (with hair) I stood at a guard rail along the Niagara Parkway and considered climbing over and throwing myself into the Niagara river. In retrospect I suppose I should’ve been smoking … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #85.

There was a gentleman in his Seventies who recently joined the ranks of lost souls who have given themselves over to despair and leapt into the depths of Niagara Falls; the Niagara Parks Police found his parked car nearby, loaded … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #94.

This one is quite obvious but if you’re depressed it may not register in your consciousness. So allow me to illuminate you… #94: It’s Really Going To Hurt. Seriously, like I mean really hurt. Like Indian rug burn hurt. A … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #100.

Admittedly, this may take awhile to complete, but here goes. #100: It’s All Been Done Before… Leaping from a great height? Cavemen whose wives ran off with the woolly mammoth milk man started that trend, so unless you land on … Continue reading

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Tour Season, Cultural Bridges Blown Asunder… And Godzilla!

Riddle me this, kids: When is a dreary, rainy Monday morning at the height of bus season in Niagara Falls anything but boring? Why, when you mix two Japanese tours, two buses, two clueless Japanese tour guides and two black-as-the-ace-of-spades … Continue reading

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