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Dr. Wong I had a professor at Memphis State, Dr. Wong, who turned out to be a good friend. When I switched major's from math to secondary education I had to take first year algebra as a requirement. As a math major for 2 years I had already taken 3 semesters of calculus and numerical analysis along with computer programming in both classes and several other things. But it was required. So there I was in a class with 30 girls who were going to be elementary school teachers and... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, October 12, 2019

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The Panic Button Several years ago I got to be part of granting a wish to a "Make-A-Wish" kid. They talked about it on the radio, I even got interviewed on the radio. The girl was 10 (maybe) and had asked for a Club House as her 1st wish, but she knew that was a little over the top and didn't really expect that. Her 2nd choice was a Big Screen TV and 3rd was a computer. The Make-A-Wish people started asking around about how they could make the club house happen. They... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, October 5, 2019

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Disconnected A few years ago I was putting out parking lot signs, jumping on an "EXIT" sign, trying to get it in the ground, and the cross bar that I was jumping on broke. I turned my ankle and went rolling across the wet grass. It's one of those things where you have to recover fast because you know CNN is going to be right there reporting to the whole world "A man escaped today, he was found rolling in the grass and putting up strange signs. He's been taken... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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Mesquite cologne   Did you ever notice that the way you smell and the way you look aren't always the same? I was doing a little last minute clean-up one day and found 3 bags of grass, you know, like you've got in front of your house after you cut the grass. I guess they had been there about a week, they had that rotten garbage smell. Of course the bags were made from the thinnest plastic known to man. So as soon as I picked one up it started to leak. Not really a big... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Tuesday, August 27, 2019