Category top ten things not to do

Top Ten Things Not to Do entering King Tutankhamen’s Tomb in 1922

  This post is a continuation of the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. In 1922, the entrance to King Tutankhamen’s tomb was discovered in Egypt. Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Are Entering King Tut’s Tomb. 10 If you are entering King Tut’s tomb, do not ignore the curse written […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo by Clément-Auguste Andrieux This post continues the historical tableaux for the Top Ten Lists. As always I hope you enjoy it. 10 If you are at the Battle of Waterloo, do not volunteer to carry the French Eagle battle standard. If you do, at best your application will be lost. At […]

Ten Things Not to Do on International Vegetarian and Older Person’s Day

  This is another in the series of things not to do during historical occasions. Since today is the International Day of recognition for Vegetarians and Older Persons, I thought I would make fun of these occasions. Although I only do vegetarian every other day I am 100% an older person. I hope you like […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do Working on the First Transcontinental Railroad in 1869

More of the historical backdrop for this set of Top Ten Things Not to Do. The Top Ten Things Not to Do Working on the First Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 10. If you are working on the first transcontinental railroad, do not forget to double-check your measurements. If you do, at best you can correct […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do Crossing the Delaware with General Washington

Washington Crossing the Delaware By George Caleb Bingham – http://www.chrysler.org/education/unit1/bingham.htm, Public Domain This list continues with the historical backdrop for my brand of lunacy. I hope you enjoy it. 10 If you are crossing the Delaware with General Washington, do not dangle your feet in the water off the back of the boat. If you do, […]

Top Ten Things Not To Do During the French Revolution

  The inspiration for this list was a suggestion by Maria KethuProfumo that perhaps I could do some historical Top Ten Things Not to Do. I asked Y’all if you would enjoy such a fantasy trip and the majority said, “Yes.” So here is the first edition. Thank you, Maria, and I hope you get some visits […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on Social Media

  The inspiration for this post was another post by award-winning author Jan Sikes. Jan was wondering out loud whether or not we were all sharing too much on our social media efforts. In a comment back and forth she suggested doing a “Top Ten Things Not to Do” post. You can see Jan’s post […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do When You Have a Sitter

  The inspiration for this list was a discussion about Alexa and what would happen if one asked Alexa remotely to turn on the lights and music while a sitter was in the house. That was just the priming of the pump I needed to develop Ten Things. 10 If you have a sitter, do […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do If You Have Fallen Behind on Social Media

    The inspiration for this list came from Linda Leinen who is the author of the terrific blog Task at Hand.  We were commenting on one of my Top Ten posts, and she wondered, “have you ever done a Top Ten Things To Do for people who are trying to get caught up online?” I […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Reading a Book

    The inspiration for this list came to me while traveling. I was watching several people reading books and doing other things. It struck me that there are several things that one should not do while reading a book. I hope you enjoy this list. 10 If you are reading a book, do not […]