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Tag Archives: wives
The Hook On… Motivation. (Or Lack Thereof.)
Let’s get this out of the way first; you know I’m going to leave this post undone, right? I’m the first to admit that I’m not a terribly ambitious person. My lovely bride and I purchased our house more than … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged apathy, G.I. Joe, hone renovations, husbands, marital misadventures, marriage, Mickey Mouse, Relationships, Up (film), wives 55 Comments
Marital Interlude: A Conversation/Battle With My Wife.
I deal with marital strife at work all the time. Arguably, couples fight more on vacation than when they’re at home, and so I often take it upon myself to intercede. What makes me think I’m qualified to do so? … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged husbands, marriage, wives 24 Comments
The Mother Of All Meltdowns.
HOOK’S NOTE: Yes, I’m still burnt-out. However, I’m still fighting the good fight while serving haranguing travelers of every variety. This is how I’m doing my part to unite the human race; by treating everyone badly. After eighteen-plus years in … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged bellmen, Frozen, hotels, husbands, rage, travel, wives 20 Comments
5×5 With The Hook: Erica Ehm.
If you were a Canadian teen in the Eighties, and you liked “the rock ‘n roll videos” and pop culture in general, then you were in love with a young lady named Erica Ehm. Erica was a VJ (video jockey) … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Erica Ehm, families, husbands, kids, Power Rangers, Sting, wives, YMC, YMC Buzz, Yummy Mummy Club 6 Comments
Honesty May Not Be The Best Policy After All…
But it’s definitely the funniest. In my world, at least. It was Memorial Day morning. The hotel was abuzz with activity at an earlier hour than was the norm. Then again, in the hotel, “normal” is a relative word. At … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged husbands, marriage, sex, summer, The Hook, wives 28 Comments
Let The REAL Summer Games Begin…
I spent a lot of time with my grandmother when I was a wee lad (yes, I actually was a young, innocent, non-snarky child once) living in St. Catharines, Ontario; my time with her shaped my life in ways I … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged angels, Billy Joel, children, deadbeat dads, demons, Hookers, hotels, kids, Niagara Falls, niagara falls ontario canada, sex, St. Catharines, travel, wives 25 Comments
My Life: A Study In Nuttiness.
A Typical Night In My Home, 11:30 p.m. The Place: My bedroom, darkened with the exception of the flickering electronic light of my television. Beside me, the wife was slumbering peacefully, as was our crazy dog who insists on nestling … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Castle, City-TV, Duck Dynasty, husbands, late-night TV, NaBloPoMo, Stana Katic, wives, You Gotta Eat Here 19 Comments
When You’re The Hook, Even Waking Up Is Complicated.
Events of the last few months have left me reflective and somber. Hence, the journey we’re about to embark upon… On the surface my home life is a still pond, immutable and relatively calm, some might even say boring. But … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged dogs, dreams, husbands, Kardashians, marriage, NaBloPoMo, the Kardashians, wives, writing 30 Comments
A Fly On The Wall Named The Hook…
I may have a wealth of adventures on my own, but a bellman is often simply a fly on the wall, one that is never bored. They were a middle-aged couple waiting for an elevator. Both were reasonably-fit. He was … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Fifty Shades of Grey, husbands, Kim Kardashian, marriage, The Hook, wives 26 Comments
A Short, But Wicked Sweet One…
Any bellman worth his salt knows humor is one of the most powerful weapons in his arsenal. That, and a medium-sized suitcase that “accidentally” strikes an obnoxious guest in the face, of course. At any rate, put plainly, this summer … Continue reading
Posted in Hotel Life Tagged Guests, Humor, husbands, The Hook, wives 29 Comments