Tag Archives: Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten Things Not to Do On College Campus Visits

This post was published on June 13th, 2016. However, I think there still might be advice worth repeating. * * * It is time for those beautiful college tours for the children going into their senior year of high school. This list has inspiration from a foggy memory of such visits fifteen years ago. I […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do if Your Inhibitions Have Been Set Free.

This post ran in June of 2015. However, I think it may still have some worthy seeds of advice. * * * The inspiration for this list is a lifetime of observation of people’s behavior who finally let down their defenses. The lowering of defenses may have resulted from being over-served or just a decision […]

Top Ten Things Not to do While Attending a Home Owners Association Annual Meeting

  I no longer live in an area with a homeowners association. This post was published on March 9th, 2015, when I did. If you live in an HOA, maybe there is a helpful tip or two.   Top Ten Things Not to do While Attending a Home Owners Association Annual Meeting 10 If you […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do When You Are Short on Time.

  Here is a post from January 19th, 2015. Clearly,.  I was in the Walter Mitty mood that day. I hope you enjoy it. * * * Mondays creep up on me sometimes. I guess I should remember how quickly the weekend goes and not be surprised. Needing to do another Top Ten list got […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Decide to Self-Publish Your Book

  This post originally ran on October 12th, 2015. Those with memories of an elephant might like it again. For the rest of us, I hope you enjoy it. * * * The inspiration for this list is my latest effort to self-publish the next John J. Cannon story titled His Revenge. Since I had […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do On a Monday

Last week I replayed what not to do on a Sunday. This week’s post is from August 9th, 2015, which ran one week after the Sunday post. (of course) I hope you like it. ***   This list was inspired by facing Monday over 3800 times so far. Everyone was a little different, and it […]

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 on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  It has been 93 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 a focus on just one thing not to do. Do not hate your neighbor and take a lesson from Dr. King’s non-violent approach to change. I […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Lighting of the First National Christmas Tree at the White House by Calvin Coolidge in 1923

This post ran last year at this time. Since the history news is pretty light this week, I decided to run it again. Wishing you a terrific Holiday. This week marks the anniversary of the lighting of the first national Christmas tree on the White House grounds by Calvin Coolidge on Christmas Eve in 1923. […]