Tag Archives: Recreation

More Travel Tips From The Hook!

REMEMBER TO VIEW THE WORLD THROUGH DIFFERENT EYES. Yes, it’s your vacation, but unless you travel in a bubble – and even if you do – you have to interact with others who will treat you well if you do the … Continue reading

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The Hook Plays Tourist!

And trust me, I wasn’t a douchebag. But they’re never far from my orbit, that’s for sure. This one actually took place a few weeks ago, but it had to wait its turn. Enjoy! My lovely daughter Sarah was supposed to visit … Continue reading

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Meet Little Napoleon!

After more than decade in the hospitality industry, you could produce belts from my skin. I’ve accepted my fate: to forever answer to an endless stream of douchebags. Adult douchebags, that is. Kids are another story entirely. I was recently greeted … Continue reading

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Behold! A Truly Terrifying Creature From The Isle Of Japan!

The answer to the riddle that is the Middle East peace process? Just drop a Japanese female tour guide on the negotiating table. Literally. One of two things will happen: the political players will grab weapons within minutes and the room will … 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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911: Coffee Emergency!

Hello, and welcome to my blog – soon to be known as your cyber-nightmare. Let’s begin, shall we? As kids we’re taught the following Golden Rule: “DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD HAVE DONE TO YOU” Now, somewhere along the … Continue reading

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