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Maybe Airlines I was trying to fly to Chicago a few years ago, booked on a flight to leave Sunday night at 7:20pm. I was going to a conference on how to save energy. It was all day Monday and all day Tuesday. The conference started at 8am Monday so I thought I needed to get there Sunday night. When I booked the flight I was trying to be a good Memphian and fly on the airline that had a hub in Memphis. The name of the airline starts with a "D" and has five... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 24, 2017

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The tool chest A few years ago the top part of my tool chest was stolen. I had gone out to get the paper and left the garage door open. I was going back out after breakfast and didn't really think anything about it. My wife went out to put something in the garbage and noticed a High school age kid running down the street with something. An hour or so later I was back out in the garage working and went to look for a screwdriver. I had several in the top part of my tool... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 17, 2017

This Week

The tool chest A few years ago the top part of my tool chest was stolen. I had gone out to get the paper and left the garage door open. I was going back out after breakfast and didn't really think anything about it. My wife went out to put something in the garbage and noticed a High school age kid running down the street with something. An hour or so later I was back out in the garage working and went to look for a screwdriver. I had several in the top part of my... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 10, 2017

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Great Stuff We had a bunch of cold air leaking around some pipes in a mechanical room a few years ago . You could stick your hand up by the hole and feel  nice cool air being sucked out it. That's bad, I don't really want to cool any mechanical rooms. So being the "Do it yourself" kind of person that I am, I went over to the hardware store and bought some "Great Stuff". I had seen the guys on "This old house" use this before, it looks... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 3, 2017