Category Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the signing of the Declaration of Independence by John Hancock in 1776

  This week marks the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 by John Hancock. It would be fun to be there but of course, there are things we should not do if we go. Take this list with you as it may save you trouble in the long run. Top […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Mansfield Dam in an Apocalypse

  Yesterday I did a feature on the Mansfield Dam which is in my neighborhood. There were several comments about how the Dam looked like a scene for an apocalypse movie. Since season three of Fear of the Walking Dead was filmed at the Gonzelez Dam in Baja Mexico, I thought it would be fun […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the First Deployment of Mobile Phones in 1947

  Southwestern Bell inaugurates the first mobile phone service in St. Louis on this day in 1947. If you were there, it is hoped you took some precautions in order not to create a scene or more importantly a tear in the time continuum. For fun, let’s pretend we were there and use this list to stay […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at Janis Joplin’s First Live Concert in 1966

  Since today is the 53rd anniversary of Janis Joplin’s first live concert held in the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, I thought it would be fun to go there. Of course, we need a list of things not to do to make sure we don’t make a mistake that could cause trouble later.  Time travel […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at The First Mention of Scotch Whisky in 1495

  The anniversary of the first written record of Scotch Whisky appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland in 1495. It is recorded that Friar John Cor is the distiller. What is not recorded is how the folks at the time reacted to this new development. Just in case time travel becomes a reality here is […]

Ten Things Not to Do at the First Academy Awards in 1929

  This week marks the anniversary of the first Academy Awards which were held in 1928. Time to get your time travel suit on and attend the ceremony. If you are going, here is a list of the Top Ten Things Not to Do. Hopefully, it will keep you out of trouble and prevent a tear […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on National No Diet Day

  Today is National No Diet Day attempting to bring to light the unnecessary obsession with weight and diets.  I thought it would be fun to explore what not to do today. I hope you enjoy the list and recognize the need of accepting who we are no matter our shape. Top Ten Things Not to […]

Top Ten Things Not to Say to Alexa

  Since this week in history has a lot of events that just aren’t funny. I thought I would take a break and go back to the standard Top Ten Things Not to Do. This weeks list is inspired by our own Alexa who is now in charge of our home. I hope you enjoy […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Opening of the First Ray Kroc McDonalds

  Today is the anniversary of the opening of the first McDonald’s by Ray Kroc in 1955. It was sixty-four years ago that the fast food innovation began. In case you have a way to get back there here is a list of things not to do that will hopefully keep you from making a […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on Your Significant Other’s Birthday

    If your significant other is having a birthday, there are things that one should not do.  It just so happens that yesterday was my significant other’s birthday, and except for one thing I managed to avoid the other stuff on the list. Top Ten Things Not to Do on Your Significant Other’s Birthday by […]