Category top ten things not to do

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Birdwatching

This post was originally run on April 11th, 2016. I hope you enjoy it. The inspiration for this list is the fact that birds of all kinds are in the process of migration and spring has sprung.  I thought I would start off with a little bird joke. Vultures As migration approached, two elderly vultures […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Founding of the Postal Service in 1792. – Redo

Happy President’s Day. Sunday was hectic getting ready for single-digit temperatures hitting our area. As a result, I simply did not have enough time to put together a Top Ten post. Hopefully, you will enjoy this one from February 18th, 2019. Also, I’m at Story Empire talking about prompts should you care to visit there […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Official Establishment of Hollywood in 1887

  Today marks the 134th anniversary of Hollywood’s official registration with the Los Angles County recorders office in 1887. I know I would like to go there and see what the beginning looks like. We need to take out the top ten list to avoid any tear in the time continuum. James’s Oldsmobile is ready […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Discovery of the World’s Largest Diamond in 1905

  In 1905 the world’s largest diamond was found on this day, January 25th. It was found in the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa. We all need to go and take a look at this giant rock. Of course, we need to take our list of things not to do so that we don’t […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at a Gusher Oil Well Hit in Beaumont Texas in 1901

  This week marks the 120th anniversary of a big oil strike at Spindletop Hill near Beaumont, Texas. Since this is the dawn of the oil industry, which grew to be the first Trillion dollar industry, we need to see this. We better take a list of the things not to do so we don’t […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Opening of the Flamingo Hotel by “Bugsy Siegle in 1946.

  This week marks the 74th anniversary of the Flamingo Hotel opening in Las Vegas by Bugsy Siegle in 1946. Since Bugsy is a colorful character, we will want to go to this grand opening. We need to take our list of things not to do to avoid a tear in the time continuum. We […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Completion of the Washington Monument in 1884

This week marks the 136th anniversary of the completion of the Washington Monument. The Washington Monument was started on July 4th, 1832, and because of money shortfalls and the Civil War wasn’t completed until December 6th, 1884. So it isn’t any wonder that we should go and see the last piece of the construction put […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the First Folies Bergère Revue in 1886

  This week marks the 134th anniversary of the first revue stages at the Folies Bergere theater in Paris in 1886. The show was quite a hit, and we certainly want to be there. Grab the list of the Top Ten things not to do so we don’t cause a time continuum tear. Hop in […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do Attending the Opening of the Guggenheim Museum in 1959

  This week marks the 61st anniversary of the opening of the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 1959. You know we all have to go there to be part of that historic event. We need to take a list of things ‘not to do’ to prevent any accidental tear in the time continuum. So […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Start of Construction of Mount Rushmore in 1927

This week marks the 93rd anniversary of the beginning of the construction of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota. We should go there to mark this historic occasion. We do need to take our list of the things we should avoid doing so that we will not inadvertently put a […]