Tag Archives: The Hook

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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The World According To The Hook.

Twenty years in the hospitality trenches and forty-seven years on this earth have left me with a lot of scars and thankfully, a few pearls of wisdom which I am happy to share with all of you. Whether you like … Continue reading

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Prelude To The Last Chapter.

What you’re about to read (hopefully all the way through) is an aborted first chapter for what was supposed to be my second book. As you’ve no doubt surmised by now (you clever devils) I’ve decided against going down that … Continue reading

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My American “Cousins”.

To say Canadians and Americans have a complicated relationship is to suggest the Trump presidency has been somewhat controversial. Back in the late Seventies (the “Dark Ages” as kids today refer to that period of history) I spent a lot … Continue reading

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A Return To Form For Throwback Thursday.

“People keep asking if I’m back, and I haven’t really had an answer. But, yeah, I thinking I’m back.” – Keanu Reeves as once-retired assassin John Wick. There’s an old saying, “Give the people what they want.” It worked in … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Paula Roy.

Some of the greatest, most powerful memories of my lifetime involve food. Some involve breaking bread with friends and family, those I’m happy to share. Others involve romantic interludes and… well, let’s just say some things are better left to … Continue reading

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