Category Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Live in a Vacation Destination

Originally published on July 22, 2015, and was the first mention of Tiny. *** This list has been inspired by observing the interaction between vacationers and locals at some vacation destinations where I have found myself as a resident. Hope you like it. Top Ten Things Not to do If You Live in a Vacation […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Fair

This post originally ran on July 13, 2015. It seemed like good advice then. If you haven’t read it, I hope you enjoy it. Since it is summer, and there are many fairs and carnivals, I thought it would be a good idea to provide a list of things not to do if you plan […]

Top Ten Things Not to do at a School Reunion

  This post was originally run on July 6th, 2015. Since several reunions are going on this summer, I thought you would enjoy it again.   Top Ten Things Not to do at a School Reunion 10 If you attend a school reunion, do not pose for photos that you don’t know where they will […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do When Taking Family Photos

  This post was originally run on March 30, 2015. I hope you enjoy it again or if you haven’t seen it, I hope you enjoy it now. Summertime is photo time. Also, I am at Story Empire today talking about writing motivation killers. Please join me if you wish. Here’s the link. Do come […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do On Memorial Day

As I have written on past Memorial Days, all ten things not to do on this day are the same. Do not fail to remember those who gave their lives to keep us free. I hope you have a peaceful and thoughtful Memorial Day.

Top Ten Things Not to Do When it’s Your Birthday

This post ran on May 11, 2015. I hope you like it if you haven’t seen it. The inspiration for this is the fact that all of us have a day of birth, even those of you from another planet. So I thought we could all use a little advice on that particular day. Top […]

Top Ten Things Not to do if You Think You Will Win a Contest or the Lotto

This post was originally published on May 4th, 2015. Let’s see if it still has legs.   This list was inspired by reading a story about a person who had a dream that they were a Lotto winner and went out and bought new cars before the drawing.   Top Ten Things Not to do […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Plan to Attend a MLB Game

Here is a post that I originally published on April 4th, 2016, in honor of opening day in baseball. Maybe you’ll find it funny again or for the first time. This list has as inspiration the fact that the Major League Baseball season is underway, and there are things you need to know if you […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on Vietnam Veterans Day

  Today is Vietnam Veterans Day. A day to remember those among us who answered the call to serve and to the over 58,300 Americans who were silenced forever. The Top Ten things today are all the same. Do not forget those who gave of themselves despite the turmoil that surrounded this war. These are […]

Top Ten Things Not to do if You are Going to Disneyland

  A lot of folks used to head to Disneyland or Disneyworld for spring break before the pandemic. I dug this post out of the March 23, 2015 archive. I thought it would be fun to revisit a historical spring break. By the way, I did find a reference to Brutus, the WWF champ, in […]