Tag Archives: Sunday Blog Share

Almost A Decade In And I’m Still Tinkering…

HOOK’S NOTE:  Balance is vital to a happy existence, friends. And so after a year of struggling to adapt a format on this blog that will please everyone (especially Big Brother) I’ve decided to carry on a proud tradition carved … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: The “Iron Man”, Murdoch Mysteries Style.

Like the title? I figured they have “Wordless Wednesday”, so why not “Silent Sunday”? Here’s the deal – don’t want to fill a silent post with too much wordsmithery – I’ll occasionally fill this space with a select photo from … Continue reading

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Praise is Cheap… But Priceless.

January 4, 2016: I’m writing these words to you fine people in the midst of what has been a hellish day, to say the least. The wife had a sleepless night for all the wrong reasons; a minor dental emergency … Continue reading

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Walking The Minefield That is The Hotel Biz.

After almost-two decades in the hospitality circus biz, it’s safe to say I’ve encountered more “fascinating souls” (i.e nut bars), than the average soul. And so it’s not out of the realm of possibility to imagine that every once in … Continue reading

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Was I Hooked On Jurassic World?

So I bit the bullet (much like a T-Rex biting into a hapless lab tech) and decided to see Chris Pratt flex his Star-Lord muscles in Jurassic World last night. If you haven’t seen the TV commercials or movie trailers, … 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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Yes, This Really Happened.

It was a day like any other. Which, in Niagara Falls, meant anything could, and probably would, happen. And it sure did. One of my hotel’s most popular features is the pool, a chlorine-filled hole in the ground brimming with … Continue reading

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