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The Hook’s Guide To Parenting: What Not To Do.

Parents, for almost two decades I’ve been watching you and your kids. Yes, that is officially the creepiest sentence I have ever typed. With the possible exception of, “About last night… you were sleeping so soundly, I felt it best … Continue reading

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“Awkward” Doesn’t Begin To Cover This One…

As I scribble these words in an unbelievably-worn notebook to be transcribed to the web later, hordes of cheerleaders, cheer parents and cheer coaches are checking out of the hotel. Truthfully, I’m cool with that. Ridiculously-cool, in fact. Don’t get … Continue reading

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Cheerleaders, man…

I’d like to begin by stating my love for cheerleaders and the parents who sacrifice so much to support them as they shake their pom-poms. I’d like to begin that way… I kid of course – but that’s only because … Continue reading

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An Important Travel Tip From The Hook.

In this day and age of wireless connectivity, many travelers find it impossible to unplug and actually enjoy the journey. This is a shame, because most guests I meet are wound tighter than Donald Trump’s hairpiece right before a televised … Continue reading

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“You Really Said THAT, Hook?”

There’s a reason why I’ve inspired more hotel managers to have eye rolls than TripAdvisor, kids. I tend to say things other hospitality workers would never even think, much less say to a guest. For example, when a guest in … Continue reading

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Video Killed The Blogging Star.

Maybe I’m being a bit premature with this declaration. I’m told that happens to men from time to time, but we’ll see. I’ve been considering filming a “trailer” for the blog, a visual representation of what The Hook is all … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Daddy Travel.

You just knew this was coming, right? In fact, a few of you even requested this. So the rest of you can blame them. We’ve already established that being a mom is the toughest job in the world, worse than … Continue reading

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