Category top ten things not to do

Top Ten Things Not to Do On Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday

  It has been 95 years since Martin Luther King Jr was born. Today we celebrate his birth, although the actual day was January 15th. Today’s Top Ten is focused on just one thing not to do. Do not hate your neighbor, and learn from Dr. King’s non-violent approach to change. I wish for a […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do On The Day After Christmas

This list was first posted on December 26th, 2016. I think it is still good advice. * * * Top Ten Things Not to Do on The Day After Christmas   10 On the day after Christmas, do not venture out to return gifts. If you do, at best, due to the lines, you will […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do as a Winter Texan

    This post was run on December 8th, 2014. We were living on the coast then, and now that we are in a more citified environment, we don’t see many Winter Texans. However, I’m sure this list would still be handy to those living by the Gulf. * * * This week’s top ten […]

Top Ten Things Not to Expect From Others

  This post originally ran in November 2015. Since I don’t believe humans have changed much since then, I think it is worth a revisit. * * * This list is inspired by a study of the results of expecting others to react in a certain way and being totally fooled. As a reminder, this […]

Top Ten Things to Pass Up Even if on Discount

    This post was originally published on September 14, 2015. I think we can squeeze in a bit of learning from it still. I hope you enjoy it. * * * This list is inspired by watching some of the funny things people buy solely because they are being offered at a discounted price. […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do If You Are a Writer

    This post was published on November 21, 2016. Still good advice if you are a writer. * * *   The inspiration for this list is thinking back on all my mistakes while trying to become a writer. Not that I made all of them, but maybe some. I hope you enjoy it. […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Are Editing Your Book.

This post was initially run on November 7th, 2016. However, life is still the same, and I hope you enjoy it again. * * * The inspiration for this list is, well, frankly, my latest labor over the editing process. I hope you enjoy the list, and I have done some of these things. Top […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at an Auto Show.

This post originally ran on October 6th, 2016. It still looks like good advice. I hope you enjoy it. * * * The inspiration for this list came as I walked around the Mustangfest on Saturday. I swear all of these are made up, and I did not use actual personal experiences to compile this […]

Top Ten Things Not to do If You Don’t Normally Shop for Whatever You are Buying.

This list was originally posted on October 5th, 2015. I think it still is useful.   This list was inspired by filling in on a few occasions when I needed to venture into places I’ve never been. These examples are not necessarily places where you’ve never been. They are just the places where you are […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do Returning From a Long Trip

  This was originally posted on July 3rd, 2017. Now that we are back to making trips, I think it might still be current. * * *   The inspiration for this list was my return from a ten-day trip. In case you wonder, I am entirely innocent of these incidents. Hope you enjoy it. […]