Category Ten Things Not to Do

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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the First Organized Horse Race in America in 1665

This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do against a historical background. In March of 1665, the establishment of the Newmarket course in Salisbury, New York, a section of what is now known as the Hempstead Plains of Long Island is recognized as the start of thoroughbred horse racing in the United States. […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do When Congress Authorizes Daylight Savings Time in 1918

  This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. This week marks the 101st anniversary of Congress authorizing Daylight Savings Time which set up the legal precedence for the states to take action. So if you were there or plan on a time trip, the following list is designed […]

Top Ten Things Not to do During a Move

  As you may know, I’m in the process of moving and today is unload day at the new location. So today’s Top Ten Things Not to Do has only one thing times ten. 10 – 1   If you are moving, do not try to do a quality top ten list. If you do, […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Adoption of the 16th Amendment – Establishing the Income Tax in 1913

This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. Today in 1913 saw the adoption of the 16th amendment establishing the legal basis for the income tax. If you decide to go there, here is a list of things not to do that may prove handy. Also, this week is […]