Tag Archives: Niagara Falls

Ten People I Met On New Year’s Eve: Part One.

You won’t read this for a few days (thank you, WordPress’ scheduling feature, for saving my Canadian bacon once again), but it’s actually the afternoon of  New Year’s Eve as I type these words for you lovely people. And I … Continue reading

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The Off-Season Sucks!

But at least it’s not completely boring… The off-season in Niagara Falls is filled with plenty of activity; unfortunately, most of it involves me doing… a whole lot of nothing. Still there have been a few “bright” spots worth sharing … Continue reading

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Romance Isn’t Dead… It’s Merely Retarded.

I think we call all agree that the two decades I’ve spent in the Niagara Falls hospitality trenches have been anything but boring. To say the very least. This, of course, is why I’ll never be foolish enough to proclaim, … Continue reading

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This One May Get Me Kicked Out of Niagara Falls For Good…

This post has been years in the making. Every year at this time I struggle with my true feelings concerning  the annual “Sleep Cheap Charities Reap” event in Niagara Falls. Known simply as Sleep Cheap, this event is simple: participating … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Being A Non-Sucky Traveling Dad.

They put the “over” in overwhelmed, the “father” in fatherhood and at times, the “dumb” in dumbass. They are everywhere, across the highways and byways of the global hospitality industry. They are legion. I walk among them, but I am … Continue reading

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The Hook: Diplomat Extraordinaire.

FYI:  This post contains language anyone with half a brain will find offensive. I certainly did. Admittedly, it’s been a while since I’ve shared a juicy tale from the hospitality trenches so I figure you’re due. You poor, poor bastards. … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls Is Far From Boring, Kids.

“I hate it in Niagara Falls! Nothing interesting ever happens here! Why didn’t we go to Disney? This family sucks!” – Eleven-year-old Cindy Johnson, a Kardashian in the making. Niagara Falls is boring, Cindy? Eleven hours of  hospitality “labor”. Over … Continue reading

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