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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #78.

The odds were against you from the very beginning. Your mom could’ve had a migraine that day – or decided she liked girls. Your dad could’ve been shooting blanks. But none of that happened, and here you are. #78: The … Continue reading

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It’s List Time, Kiddies!

Gather round the virtual campfire, children, it’s time for The Hook to read from ye olde list. In other words, here’s another lame-ass post cobbled together from my eighteen years in the Niagara Falls hospitality trenches. Excited yet? Either way, … Continue reading

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5 x 5 With The Hook: Teddy Wilson.

BEFORE WE BEGIN:  A word of caution; I am officially geeking out.  I’ll try to keep it together, but no promises. Teddy Wilson may not be the BIGGEST nerd of ’em all, but he may be the biggest nerd of … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Aluminum Rules of Travel: Part Two.

And the madness continues… Nine)  With the possible exception of your DNA, never leave anything behind.  Anyone who has ever traveled with a small child – or an extremely regressed adult – will tell you that the worst possible fate … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Aluminum Rules of Travel: Part One.

(What? You think I can afford gold on a bellman’s salary?)   “I want you to be nice.. until it’s time to… not be nice.” – The late Patrick Swayze as James Dalton in the 1989 white trash classic flick, … Continue reading

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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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2015 – And My Life In General – Has Brought Me Many Gifts.

And this is where I tell you all about them. Briefly. You’ve no doubt seen variations of this format on more than one blog lately. I wasn’t up to the task of sharing when the blog hop in question was … Continue reading

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