Category Ten Things Not to Do

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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Cooking Dinner

This post was originally run on September 29th 2014. Still bears paying attention to today. I hope you like it. * * * Top Ten Things Not to Do While Cooking Dinner This list has as inspiration a mishap in the kitchen resulting from not being fully engaged in the process. I hope you enjoy […]

Top Ten Thngs Not to Buy Online

This list was originally posted on August 21, 2015. Still makes some sense. I hope you enjoy it. *** This list is inspired by having some unpleasant experiences with items purchased without having the luxury of trying them out first. Although extreme, this list represents some of the potential disappointments a buyer can experience in […]

The Top Ten Things Not to Do While Working Outdoors

  This post originally ran on September 15th, 2014. Seems like it is still good advice today. I hope you enjoy it. ***   It’s that time of the year again when certain outdoor chores have to be done in preparation for the coming change of seasons. The weather is finally turning a little cooler, […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on Labor Day

This post ran on Labor Day 2015. I thought it was pretty good advice, so here it is again. *** In honor of Labor Day, I’ve decided to boil the top ten list down to the most important items. Let’s all remember those who make our lives easier and more pleasant. Of course, the remembrance […]

Top Ten Things Not to do While Visiting a Doctor

  This post was originally run on August 15, 2014. I think it remains relevant today. Also, I’m at Story Empire today discussing Lewin’s Change Process if you care to pop over there too. Here’s the link. * * * Here is the 60th installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do. The […]

Top Ten Questions You Should Never Answer

  Here is a post from August 24th, 2015. Last week I pointed out questions that should never be asked. So it is only right to help with questions that should never be answered. *** The inspiration for this list came from observing everyday life and watching others fall into a dark pit for no […]

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 […]