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A Chip Off The Old Hook Block…

Yesterday was the 18th annual installment of “Take Our Kids to Work Day”, an event my daughter has been anticipating virtually since birth. So did it live up to her sky-high expectations? You be the judge. To begin with, she … Continue reading

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Two Hooks For The Price of One!

It’s finally here. After years of waiting, “Take Your Kid To Work Day” has arrived at last. My lovely daughter – the greatest gift “The Big Guy” has ever blessed me with – will be joining me at work today … Continue reading

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Just Another Saturday Night…

5:05 p.m: My day’s labors’ complete – although, truthfully, I did not labor much that day – a weary bellman heads home to his loving family. 5:20 p.m.: VampireLover (the wife) prepares my favorite dish – pork chops – and … Continue reading

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Is The Hook Still The Hook Without a “hook”?

Once you’ve finished scratching your head over this title, we’ll begin… You good? Okay, here we go. The rain has stopped falling in Niagara Falls – for the most part – and while we have emerged unscathed compared to many … Continue reading

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Sandy, Bankers and Business as Usual..

Okay, so it’s quiet around here, to say the least. Thanks, Sandy. And you know what? An empty hotel is like an empty stomach; there’s plenty of grumbling to be heard. My fellow employees didn’t keep their feeling hidden today. … Continue reading

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Brain-Teasers, Cougars, Wattpad and Bankers…

Another Sunday morning battle has come and gone and the bellmen have emerged relatively unscathed. Not that we didn’t have our share of scraps, though; there were cougars everywhere today and for some reason they were nuttier than ever… TODAY’S … Continue reading

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Fate Toys With The Hook!

I think I owe Fate a debt of thanks for throwing me a bone yesterday. Even though it messed with my head a bit in the process. My first call of the day had all the makings of a disaster; … Continue reading

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A “Queeb tax”? What’s Next? A “Courtesy Toll”?

As even a casual reader of my work will tell you, The Hook is not one to suffer fools lightly – to say the least. That having been said, even I was stunned to hear of the “Queeb tax” that … Continue reading

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Giveaways, Foul-Mouthed “Girlfriends”, And Other Business..

The giveaway window has closed, and the final tally is…. 6,053! That’s right, kids, The Bellman Chronicles is now in the hands of thousands of people and I can only hope the momentum carries through to sales and reviews. But … Continue reading

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