Tag Archives: Ten Things Not to Do
Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Are Over Seventy Years of Age
This list was initially published on October 13, 2014. I was 73 when I wrote it, and now I am 81. Checking it over, and it still makes sense. If you are over seventy, pay attention. If not, I hope you get a few laughs. * * * This list was inspired by having […]
Top Ten Things Not to do If you are a New First-Time Parent
This list appeared on November 23, 2015. Since parents are still having kids, I think it might be useful * * * This list was inspired by watching new parents having some challenges with raising their kids. Unfortunately, sometimes the stress was self-induced, and some good counseling could have avoided the scene. Top Ten […]
Top Ten Things Not to do While Watching Football on TV
Since the American football season is underway, I thought it would be good to pull forward a post that ran on September 25th, 2015. The season starts earlier this year, so hopefully, mistakes can be avoided. I hope you enjoy it. Top Ten Things Not to do While Watching Football on TV 10 If you […]
Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Are Editing Your Book.
This post was initially run on November 7th, 2016. However, life is still the same, and I hope you enjoy it again. * * * The inspiration for this list is, well, frankly, my latest labor over the editing process. I hope you enjoy the list, and I have done some of these things. Top […]
Top Ten Things Not to Do at an Auto Show.
This post originally ran on October 6th, 2016. It still looks like good advice. I hope you enjoy it. * * * The inspiration for this list came as I walked around the Mustangfest on Saturday. I swear all of these are made up, and I did not use actual personal experiences to compile this […]
Top Ten Things Not to Do on July Fourth.
All ten are the same. Do Not Take Freedom for Granted. Happy Fourth of July to you, and Happy Birthday, United States of America. One of the best versions of Our National Anthem.
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 […]