Category top ten things not to do

Top Ten Things Not to Do at a Wedding

This post originally ran on June 15th 2015. It still appears to hold some water today.   Since June is wedding month, I can’t let it pass without making some comments on what we should all avoid if we are in a wedding, invited to a wedding, or married. I hope you enjoy it.   […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at Graduation time

  This post originally ran on June 8th, 2015. Although COVID has replaced physical ceremonies with virtual, it still seems relevant.   The inspiration for this list is the fact that it is graduation season. When you think of all the graduations that are being held in the US alone, you realize the potential exists […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Visiting a Bar

    This post was originally run on May 25th, 2015. It was a cautionary prescription before the Memorial Day holiday Ten Things Not to do While Visiting a Bar 10 If you are visiting a bar, do not stand too close to someone expecting them to talk to you. If you do, at best, […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at Whole Foods

    This post was originally run on April 7th, 2015. I hope you get a laugh or two out of this re-run. Top Ten Things Not to do at Whole Foods 10 If you are at Whole Foods, do not think you are at a discount outlet. If you do, at best, your heart […]

Top Ten Things not to do If You are Designated Fill in Shopper

    This list was originally posted on April 27th, 2015. Since I have violated many of the suggestions here and have been banned from grocery shopping as well as laundry, I thought a review would be in order. I hope you like it.   This list is inspired by my spouse tapping 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 […]