Tag Archives: Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten Things Not to Do entering King Tutankhamen’s Tomb in 1922

  This post is a continuation of the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. In 1922, the entrance to King Tutankhamen’s tomb was discovered in Egypt. Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Are Entering King Tut’s Tomb. 10 If you are entering King Tut’s tomb, do not ignore the curse written […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Founding of Harvard College in 1636

  This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with history as a backdrop. Harvard College, the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, is founded in Cambridge, Mass on this day in 1636. The Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Founding of Harvard College in 1636. 10 If […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo by Clément-Auguste Andrieux This post continues the historical tableaux for the Top Ten Lists. As always I hope you enjoy it. 10 If you are at the Battle of Waterloo, do not volunteer to carry the French Eagle battle standard. If you do, at best your application will be lost. At […]

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 at the Battle of the Alamo

The inspiration for this list is the idea of matching Ten Things Not to Do with historical events. I hope you enjoy this one. 10 If you are caught at the battle of the Alamo, do not think offering margaritas all around is going to help anything. If you do, at best everyone will be too […]

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 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 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 Do When You Left Your Money and ID at Home

  The inspiration for this list was going to dinner and forgetting to put my wallet in my pocket. Although it sounds impossible, I very seldom need to leave the house (Yes, Mr. Hughes?) so I have lost the natural tendency to check to see if I have everything with me. Lucky for me, none […]