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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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