Take My Emotional Support Flamingo to Alexander’s Guesthouse?

“Game of Thrones.” Celebrity sightings. Emotional support flamingos! Laura Zequeira-Smith is 2019 Innkeeper of the Year and the general manager of the award-winning Alexander’s Guesthouse in the thick of Key West. Let’s rummage through her experiences for advice on some truly pressing guest matters. Kevin Assam: My employee contract says no sleeping with guests. But what if I slept with a friend of a guest behind the Cuban food truck? Is that permissible? Laura Zequeira-Smith: As fun as that sounds, we do not want our employees acting promiscuously with any guests or friends of guests. This is in keeping with […]

Dates in the House of the Lord

Easter Sunday drama! Elton John tickets! Hair in your fettuccini? Let’s shut all this down with another relationship column you didn’t ask for but absolutely need. I have been seeing my boyfriend for one month. I want to bring him to my diehard Roman Catholic mother’s Easter Sunday mass. Should I?  Unlike Sunday lunch, church is another ball game where the only things on the menu are wafers, wine, and judgment. If your boyfriend is down to go and not a hostage, that shows dedication on his part. Unless your mother is as chilled as mine, expect to be scrutinized […]