Tag Archives: Ten Things Not to Do

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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Put Off When You Have a Lot to Do.

  The inspiration for this list is living long enough to experience what happens when things are put off. Not all of these things have occurred but enough to give me the title of Consultant on What Not to Put Off. 10 If you have a number of things going on, do not put off buying […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Photographing Doors

    The inspiration for this list is the Thursday Door prompt as interpreted by Dan Antion. I have often thought when looking at his photos what would happen if certain things went wrong. So here they are, and I’m glad to report Dan has done none of these things. 10 If you are taking […]

Top Ten Things Not to Put on Your Bucket List

    The inspiration for this post came from the website https://www.bucketlist.net/ While looking around, I came upon one list that was the top ten crazy things to put on your bucket list. This started me thinking of what not to put on your bucket list for fear of having the list prematurely remain unaccomplished. I […]