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Silent Sunday: Chelsea Strikes Again.

Greetings, you two-legged devils. Your furry pal, Chelsea blogging (briefly) while your usual host tries to scrape together a few bucks serving mostly ungrateful travelers. I sure hope he succeeds; dog food ain’t cheap these days. Plus, Momma needs a … Continue reading

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10 Things in 10 Days (Maybe): #10.

Here we go, one hundred things – some good, some bad – from my oft-fevered mind. (Hey, it’s better than no material at all, right?) Enjoy! #100: Travelers Who Can’t Count. One of my duties as a bellman is to … Continue reading

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Perspective.

Anyone who knows me or has read my blog knows I have a very simple philosophy when it comes to dealing with workplace stress. When I encounter guests who push my buttons:  I weigh the risk of subjecting them to … Continue reading

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The Hook Cracks The Eastern Bloc.

The voice boomed like thunder – over Eastern Europe. I looked up from the Bell Desk where I was scanning the web working to cast my weary, bloodshot eyes over them: Boris and Natasha… if Boris and Natasha stopped trying. … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Overheard This Week.

This one needs no explanation. So you’re not getting one. So there. However, I will say this: My life at the hotel is like twisting a radio dial endlessly, never remaining on a single station for long. The end result … Continue reading

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A Dark and Quiet Truth.

The hour was late. (Or early, depending on your philosophical bent.) It was anything but a dark and stormy night. The stars cast their luminescence upon the populace of Niagara as film of dry, humid air surrounded them. Some individuals slept, their minds the plaything … Continue reading

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A Sunday For The Record Books…

For many, Sunday is a holy day, reserved for rest and reflection; a day to gaze upon God’s wondrous creations and know that they are good. For me, Sunday is the day they blow the gates of Hell wide open … Continue reading

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