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Life’s Too Damn Short… Laugh A Little!

To some of my colleagues outside the Bell department I am a stone wall – with many, many cracks. The cracks often release fits of anger and frustration, mostly the latter, when I find myself in a service elevator, safely … Continue reading

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The Off-Season Sucks!

But at least it’s not completely boring… The off-season in Niagara Falls is filled with plenty of activity; unfortunately, most of it involves me doing… a whole lot of nothing. Still there have been a few “bright” spots worth sharing … Continue reading

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Packing 101 With The Hook.

Packing for a trip isn’t rocket science, kids. (Otherwise, I sure as hell wouldn’t be writing about it.) But if it was, I’d let Commander Chris Hadfield write this post. Come to think of it, that wouldn’t be a bad … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Being A Non-Sucky Traveling Dad.

They put the “over” in overwhelmed, the “father” in fatherhood and at times, the “dumb” in dumbass. They are everywhere, across the highways and byways of the global hospitality industry. They are legion. I walk among them, but I am … Continue reading

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How To Travel With Kids During The Holidays – Without Killing Them.

HOOK’S NOTE:  I figured I’d keep the title simple, seeing as parents always seem to have a million thoughts running through their heads at any given time. Moving on… I’m no travel expert like Sarah Pittard and I’m not what … Continue reading

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What I Did After My Summer Vacation, By The Hook.

After several failed attempts to begin this post I have decided to simply hit the ground running. Actually “running” isn’t accurate at all; my leg still isn’t Olympic material. The good thing is… it never was. And now, my friends, … Continue reading

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My Feelings on Deconstructionists and an Excerpt From Book Two.

Hello, I’m The Hook and this is what’s on my mind at the moment. Ironically, there is very little occurring between my ears at the moment. My synapses are frozen solid by the frigid Canadian winter that has blasted its … Continue reading

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