Category Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten Things Not to do When Writing an Amazon Review

This post was published on January 12, 2015. I think it still has merit. A little warning. If you plan to reblog this without reading it, be careful. This is a humorous look at Amazon reviews and not intended as an instructional piece. (Whew, glad I got that off my chest.) I hope you enjoy […]

Top Ten Things Not to do in Customer Service

  This list was published on January 6th, 2015. It looks like nothing has changed in seven years, so I hope you enjoy it. * * * This list was inspired by standing in line at Wal-Mart to return a screwdriver that broke. I know. Why would I buy a screwdriver at Wal-Mart? Long story. […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on New Years Eve -Take Two

  One thing not to do is mess up a schedule for a post that was supposed to run two days after Christmas. You may have noticed that I scheduled the Top Ten post by mistake, and it ran yesterday. Sadly this kind of thing throws everyone off. I do apologize. Rather than pull it […]

Top Ten Things Not to do During the Holiday Season.

  This post originally ran on December 22, 2014. I think it still might give you a smile today. * * * This list is inspired by the holiday season and is a result of watching the behavior of folks as we get nearer to the final day. As with all my lists, there is […]

Top Ten Things Not to Give as a Present This Year

  This list was originally posted on December 7th, 2015. Except for the fact that eighty-plus years have witnessed the holidays, all else seems relevant. I hope you enjoy it. * * * This list is inspired by watching seventy-plus Holidays come with mixed results on gifting, both giving and receiving. Top Ten Things Not […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Staying Overnight with Friends

  This post ran on November 24, 2014. Since this is Thanksgiving week, I thought it might be good to review it again. * * * This list has been inspired by numerous friends staying overnight and, sad to say, doing one or more of the things on the list. Since this week is Thanksgiving, […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do If Your Engine Light Comes On

This post originally ran on November 10th, 2014. it was in response to having an engine light come on in my car. It looks to be relevant today, so here goes. * * * Top Ten Things Not to Do If Your Engine Light Comes On. 10 If your engine light comes on, do not […]

Top Ten Things Not to do During a Storm

  This post originally ran on October 26th, 2015. Since we all have been through some storms this year, I thought it would still provide a chuckle. * * * The inspiration for this list is a recent three-day storm here in Texas. Although I had enough sense not to do these things, they did […]

Top Ten Things Not to do with Stuff You Find

This list was originally posted on October 18th, 2015. I think I might still be helpful. * * * This list is inspired by going through some boxes recently and coming across some unusual things. Of course, most of what follows is made up, so I didn’t have these experiences. I would ask the Wall […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Decide to Self-Publish Your Book

  This post originally ran on October 12th, 2015. Those with memories of an elephant might like it again. For the rest of us, I hope you enjoy it. * * * The inspiration for this list is my latest effort to self-publish the next John J. Cannon story titled His Revenge. Since I had […]