Tag Archives: Ten Things Not to Do

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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Academy Awards

  The inspiration for this list is the fact that the Academy Awards are next Sunday and I’m sure you are all going as a guest of the Academy of Motion Picture  Arts and Sciences.  I feel it is my duty to give you some pointers so that you don’t come away from the awards regretting […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on Your Birthday When You Turn One Hundred

  The inspiration for this list was coming across a bunch of things to do on a birthday. I then imagined doing these things when one is older, and the Ten Things Not to Do was born. It struck me that sometimes just being with family is enough. I hope you enjoy the list and […]

Top Ten Things Not to Ask a Genius

  The inspiration for this post came after pondering a discussion with a brilliant person.  I just wondered what it would be like to be that smart. One thing led to another, and the list was born. 10 If you are talking to a genius, do not ask them how it feels to be so smart. If […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at a Gas Station

  10 If you are at a gas station, do not buy and eat anything not in a sealed bag. If you do, at best the food will be made today. At worst you will be lucky enough to experience emergency room procedures first hand. (Wow, that stomach pump was a real rush huh,Dalton?) 9 If […]

Ten Questions Not to Ask an Author

    The inspiration for this list was preparing myself to attend four book festivals this year. I was making a list of items that I needed, and it occurred to me that I should prepare some answers to obvious questions. One thing leads to another, and the list is born. 10 If you meet an […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on a City Tour

    The inspiration for this post was thinking about super cities and the possibility of taking tours of them. There are not necessarily guided tours but just touring in general. 10 If you are touring Chicago, do not wear your Yankee baseball cap. If you do, at best people will believe you have just been […]