Tag Archives: The Hook

When You Stare Into The Abyss…

The abyss stares back. Apparently. To be perfectly honest, I’ve never been much of an abyss starer. Despite the philosophical direction this post appears to be taking aside, I don’t claim to know anything about existentialism, nihilism or any of … Continue reading

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Through The Inner Chaos, The IBS-Induced Mental Haze And The Usual Madness… A Post From The Hook.

Admittedly, I haven’t had the desire to blog lately. But that doesn’t mean my life has suddenly become boring, by any means. Indeed, the weirdness quotient in the Niagara Falls hospitality hasn’t diminished one iota, especially since the summer season … Continue reading

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My Psyche, My Enemy?

When I was a mere young lad my German grandmother used to take me on a long journey to the corner store – which was across the street from her apartment building. Fittingly, it was located on the corner and … Continue reading

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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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Blogging: The Best Cheap-Ass Therapy I Can Afford On A Bellman’s Salary.

HOOK’S NOTE:  I haven’t been feeling like myself for a few days. My IBS, which has plagued me for over two years but has just been diagnosed, has me feeling washed out, fed up and angry. (Yes, I have a … Continue reading

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I’m No Expert…

I’m no expert, but I would think shaking one’s fist at the hated plow driver after he blocks you in as you shovel (again) while cursing his mother under your breath accomplishes nothing. Personally, I think the following plan is, … Continue reading

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I’m No Expert…

I’m no expert but if a guy is planning on embarking on a March Break road trip with his family and several others, you’d think he’d want to pay close attention to the itinerary, right? For example, if a middle-aged … Continue reading

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