Category Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten Things Not to Do When You Are in a Dentist’s Chair

    The inspiration for this list was a routine visit to the dentist. Like all dentist offices, I could hear what was going on in several offices around me.  I heard some funny things, and also I made up some of my own. I hope you enjoy this list 10 If you are in […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Making a Top Ten Things Not to Do List

    10 If you are making a top ten things not to do list, do not search the internet for top ten ideas. If you do, at best your creativity will be stilted. At worst you’ll start duplicating others work without knowing it. (Looks like that plagiarism charge is going to stick, Elder. There goes the […]

Top Ten Things Not To Do at an Organic Supermarket – Replay

Since I’m traveling today, I decided to rerun one of my Top Ten Not to Do lists. This list originally ran on July 11th, 2016. If you haven’t read it before I hope you enjoy it.     The inspiration for this list is many visits to organic chain supermarkets. I’m usually there because I […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do When You Left Your Money and ID at Home

  The inspiration for this list was going to dinner and forgetting to put my wallet in my pocket. Although it sounds impossible, I very seldom need to leave the house (Yes, Mr. Hughes?) so I have lost the natural tendency to check to see if I have everything with me. Lucky for me, none […]

Top Ten Things Not to Put Off When You Have a Lot to Do.

  The inspiration for this list is living long enough to experience what happens when things are put off. Not all of these things have occurred but enough to give me the title of Consultant on What Not to Put Off. 10 If you have a number of things going on, do not put off buying […]

Top Ten Things Never to Throw Away When Organizing

  The inspiration for this list is wondering how come we hang onto things in case they may come in useful someday. This list tries to understand the motivation for holding onto items that may be past their point of usefulness. 10 When organizing, do not throw away that eight-track cassette player.  If you do, […]

The Top Ten Things Not to Do When Talking to a Customer Service Representative

    The inspiration for this list came to me as I was engaged in discussions with a customer care representative. The positive side is the creation of this list. 10 If you are talking with customer care, do not forget that “Customer Care.” is an oxymoron. If you do, at best you’ll retain hope […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do If You Are Called for Jury Duty

  The inspiration for this list was reading about Dan Antion’s experience with being called for jury duty. I asked Dan if he wouldn’t mind sharing what it was like. He graciously sent the rules of jury duty for my review. I have to tell you, Dan is the kind of guy who would never […]

Top Ten Things Not to Put on Your Bucket List

    The inspiration for this post came from the website https://www.bucketlist.net/ While looking around, I came upon one list that was the top ten crazy things to put on your bucket list. This started me thinking of what not to put on your bucket list for fear of having the list prematurely remain unaccomplished. I […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Academy Awards

  The inspiration for this list is the fact that the Academy Awards are next Sunday and I’m sure you are all going as a guest of the Academy of Motion Picture  Arts and Sciences.  I feel it is my duty to give you some pointers so that you don’t come away from the awards regretting […]