Category top ten things not to do

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 […]

Top Ten Things Not To Do Out of Town if You Are An Author

  The inspiration for this list was a trip to Phoenix Arizona this weekend to attend the birthday party of my best friend. 10 If you are an author out-of-town, do not try to keep up with your e-mails. If you do, at best in your haste you’ll trash many e-mails that you want to read. […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on Memorial Day

There is only one thing not to do on Memorial Day, but it can be repeated ten times.   Do not forget to thank those who gave their lives so you can live yours.   Thank you, Grandfather.

Top Ten Things Not to Say to a Puppy Owner

  The inspiration for this post has been a month of puppy raising. 10 If you meet a puppy owner, do not say, “Is that a new puppy?” If you do, at best you will get a, “yes.” At worst, the owner will wonder if you lost your mind and answer, “no it is an […]