Tag Archives: Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten Things Not to Do When Applience and Furniture Shopping

  Since a better part of our time has been spent in Appliance and Furniture shopping lately,  I have picked up on a few hints of things to avoid. I hope you enjoy them. Again this week there are historical events that don’t really lend themselves to humor. 10 If you are shopping for furniture or […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do When Congress Authorizes Daylight Savings Time in 1918

  This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. This week marks the 101st anniversary of Congress authorizing Daylight Savings Time which set up the legal precedence for the states to take action. So if you were there or plan on a time trip, the following list is designed […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on the Mormon Exodus to Utah in 1846

  This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. February 10th marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Mormon exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. The year was 1846, and the first Mormons began the long trek led by Brigham Young. If you have the […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Founding of Facebook in 2004

    This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. On this day in 2004, Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook in his Harvard dormitory room. If you were there or if you intend to time travel there are things that you should not do. Here is a list that will […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at Henry VIII’s Marriage to Anne of Cleves in 1540

  This post is a continuation of Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. Since Sunday was the four hundred and seventy-ninth anniversary of King Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne of Cleves, I thought if you had an invitation to the wedding I would give you some pointers on how to stay out of trouble. […]

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 […]