“The ramblings and grumblings of author Ad Hudler”

How to Fail in the Bed and Breakfast Business: Case #284RE3
Sunday, July 24, 2011

1. Have a yappy dog greet visitors with a loud, aggressive bark.

2. Hang a AAA sign outside but tell your guests you no longer give AAA discounts ("I guess we should take it down -- right?")

3. Decorate the house with statues of babies and crucifixes, some of them three feet high.

4. Without knowing the political persuasion of your guests, engage them in a rant about Democrats and food stamps and white trash.


4 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I should've shared with you my four-part screening interview for prospective bed and breakfast lodging:

1. Do you have a yappy dog?
2. Do you offer AAA discounts?
3. Do you feature statues of babies and crucifixes of any height?
4. Do you rant? About anything?

Feel free to use this in your future travels.

July 24, 2011 at 5:26 PM  
Blogger Ad Hudler said...

I knew you of all people would enjoy this.

July 24, 2011 at 7:40 PM  
Blogger c.a. Marks said...

I didn't know you were in Alabama.

July 25, 2011 at 12:12 PM  
Blogger Libby McMillan said...

ha ha, anonymous. very useful!

ad, please tell me this wasn't right in town....save me from making the same mistake!

July 26, 2011 at 1:35 PM  

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