Category Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten things Not to Do on Memorial Day

As you know, I would normally have a Top Ten list which contains tongue in cheek advice on how to behave under certain circumstances. Today I only have one thing on the list that I could repeat ten times (but I won’t). On Memorial Day, do not go through the day without remembering those who gave […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at a Tax Protest Hearing

The inspiration for this list was a visit to the tax assessor to protest a 20% rise in my assessed valuation which is the basis for the property tax amount. (This is allowed in the Republic of Texas) I must say the meeting was cordial and we kissed goodbye, (It’s an island don’t forget), yet […]

Top Ten Things Not to do When Cooking

  The inspiration for this list is the fact that I love to cook. I cook a lot and have made some interesting dishes that didn’t quite make the delicious category. So I hope you enjoy this batch. Ten Things Not to do When Cooking. 10 If you are cooking, do not think you can […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do in Your Spouse’s New Car

  The inspiration for the list was the rotation of an old car for a new car for my wife. Yes, it was her turn for a new vehicle and brought to mind some of the things that I will never even think of doing in it. Top Ten Things Not to Do in Your Spouse’s […]

Top Ten Things Not to Expect on an Island

  The inspiration for this list came from listening to comments made by some of the over 100,000 visitors to our island over the weekend.  If you plan on visiting an island at least you have been warned. 10 On an island, do not expect the internet to work all day. If you do, at […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do In Front of Your Boss

  The inspiration for this list came in a discussion with Teagan Geneviene on the ridiculousness of some policies that have been created by bosses. It came to me then to develop a list of things not to let a boss see you do since it could result in a new policy. Top Ten Things Not to Do […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Are Transported Back to the Roaring Twenties and a guest appearance by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene

  This week’s list is inspired by Teagan R. Geneviene who is working to release her next 1920’s novel. In a discussion, she wondered aloud what it would be like to be transported back to the roaring twenties. My mind went immediately to the Top Ten things one shouldn’t do if transported. You see, I […]