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Tag Archives: travel
The Tao of Captain Hook.
As you may or may not be aware, my friends, I have recently been promoted to Bell Captain, the ultimate case of the inmate running the asylum. Nevertheless, I’m doing my best to rise to the occasion and keep this … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged hotels, sex, The Hook, travel 24 Comments
100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself: #29.
I burn through a lot of precious time I’ll never get back bitching about my lot in life but every once in awhile the Universe reminds me of just how blessed I am to be The Hook, for only The … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged 100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself, artificial legs, Rockin' Ronnie, travel 42 Comments
A Day In The Life. (Or At Least A Piece Of One.)
On a typically atypical Wednesday morning I made my way to the hotel’s mid-tower and knocked on one of the press-board doors that separate the inmates from those of us that try to run this particular asylum, not having any … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Asia, Canada, Crasians, Guests, hotel life, hotels, Niagara Falls, Spider-Man, Superman, The Hook, travel 34 Comments
Summer “Fun” With The Hook.
It’s been awhile since I shared any of my encounters in the trenches of hotel hell heaven, so I’m going to open with a speech I usually save for slightly different situations but which applies here: “This may not go … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged family vacations, Guests, The Hook, travel, Wayne Brady 24 Comments
100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #38.
This one is a no-brainer, especially when you consider what I do for a living. Well, truth be told, the line should be, “What I do for barely-a-living”, but you get the point, right? #38: Travel. Personally, I feel travel … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged 100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself, Dave Ply, Death, family vacations, life, suicide, Susie Lindau, travel 42 Comments
100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #49.
We’re going to begin today with a proverb that’s been tweaked over the course of centuries but still rings true, perhaps more than ever in a day and age where living for today is all that matters to most of … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged 100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself, hotels, JLA: The Nail, life, Ohio, suicide, the future, tourists, travel, travelling 9 Comments
The Bellman Chronicles Revisited.
I haven’t written much about my life in the hospitality trenches lately so here’s a brief look into my world. As a bellman I have one goal to achieve while I’m on a call (in lay terms that refers to … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged bellmen, cash, cheddar, Guests, hotels, Niagara Falls, tips, travel 11 Comments
Sunday Morning Shenanigans And Sobering Realities.
So the usual wave of Sunday morning chaos has washed over the hotel like a garbage-filled tide on a Los Angeles beach once more. (Yes, I paint with words, what do you do to pollute the world?) Here are just … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged East Indians, Hookers, hotels, Sunday mornings, Sundays, travel 34 Comments
10 Impressive Questions To Ask While Checking Into A Hotel.
Traditionally it’s the front desk clerk that asks the queries when a traveler approaches their desk, pulls out a credit card that will soon be smoking, and begins the laborious (and sometimes painful) check-in process. But it doesn’t have to … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Grim Reaper, Guests, Netflix, sex, Supernatural, travel, travel tips 24 Comments