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Hot Water One of the weird things that happens at my house is that when it rains the water heater quits. I never have figured that out. It's a tankless water heater, so there's no tank of water all heated up waiting to go. When you turn on the hot water it flames on and super heats the water as it passes through. The good thing about it is that there is no end to the hot water, you can stand in the shower for a week if you want. The bad thing is if the pilot goes out... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 28, 2020

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Previews The worst movie in the history of the world is "Kung Fu Hustle". It's right up there with "Bongo vs Godzilla 6", "Mr Green Jeans gets the big one", "Sideways", and "Karate Kid 15 - the wonder years"… the previews look kinda fun, but that 15 second preview was the best part of the movie … have you noticed that everybody is doing that now? .. If there's a new TV show that supposed to be funny, the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 21, 2020

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Speedy Cranks Several years ago we hosted the Leadership Summit from Willow Creek Church. It was our first year to do it and they were very exact on how everything had to be done. They wanted the quality to be the same at every church (110 churches at the time). Being first timers we didn't know which things were really important and which things were just them just being picky, so we did everything. One of the things they insisted on was sending us a big screen and... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 14, 2020

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Warm on the inside For some reason it rains almost every Easter. There was a time where it had rained 4 years in a row.… I think that's wrong, I think it's rained every year since 1996 because I can't remember an Easter Sunday at Hope when it didn't rain. Why is it that 40 degrees and raining is so much colder than 20 degrees and Sunny? By the time the 1pm service started one Easter everything on me was wet and cold. I guess shivering makes you tired,... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 7, 2020