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Super Bowl Windows Several years ago the two front windows of my house had started to rot out. They had lived through 20 years of me not taking care of them, so they were due. My brother-in-law is a house fixer and he said it would be better to go to a window store and get them to replace the windows. So he and my wife went to the window store and they quoted them $640 per window but said they would have to come measure to give us an exact quote, the man would be out the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, September 25, 2021

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You mean there's actually a plan? If you were around before 2007 you will remember that we used setup 2000 chairs every Saturday in the gym and then take them all down right after church on Sunday. We had a team of volunteers who showed up every Saturday at 12:30pm for setup. It took about 45 min. We were good, and we knew the plan. I had people of every age, 6 - 80, men and women. Some strong, some not. Everybody had a job. Everyone knew where we started, where each... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Simple Mack's corner today is simple . 20 years ago today I was sitting in my kitchen watching TV. The guy on the news(CNBC  Mark Hains 911 ) said a plane had hit the World Trade Center. They said it was a twin-engine plane, thinking it was a private plane. Then the 2nd plane hits and they realized it's an attack. Craig and Eli went to New York that week looking like Catholic priests with their collars on so people would know God was there. He was there,... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, September 11, 2021

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Ya, but I just drove faster. I was driving home from church one Sunday and there was a girl, about 18, on Germantown road stopped in the turn lane, facing me, with smoke pouring out of the back of her car. She had gotten out and was on her cell phone. I drove up to the next driveway, turned around, and went back. When I pulled up behind her another girl in a Jeep had pulled up beside her too. Most of the smoke was gone, but something was still burning. She had opened her... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, September 4, 2021