Category Ten Things Not to Do

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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on Your Birthday When You Turn One Hundred

  The inspiration for this list was coming across a bunch of things to do on a birthday. I then imagined doing these things when one is older, and the Ten Things Not to Do was born. It struck me that sometimes just being with family is enough. I hope you enjoy the list and […]

Ten Questions Not to Ask an Author

    The inspiration for this list was preparing myself to attend four book festivals this year. I was making a list of items that I needed, and it occurred to me that I should prepare some answers to obvious questions. One thing leads to another, and the list is born. 10 If you meet an […]