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Want fries with that?????? PK(wife) and I took a vacation a few years back, and ate at a couple of really nice restaurants. When we finished ordering at the first place the waiter stopped and said "Want fries with that?" Even though that doesn't seem like a hard question, it left me totally speechless. I just didn't expect it. This was way too fancy of a restaurant to get fries on the side. He might as well have asked if I wanted my toes painted. It took me... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 18, 2020

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Well, how many are left?" I love watching movies. My favorite is "Glory". If you ever want to know how to be a great leader, watch "Glory". The best part of "Glory" is where Matthew Broderick tells his men that the south has declared that any black man in uniform who is captured will be killed and that any white officer leading them will be killed also. He then tells his men that anyone wanting a discharge may have one that day. They can go... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 11, 2020

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20 Below Several years ago it was really, really cold and I was in Autozone buying 100 cans of Fix-A-Flat so I would be ready for Christmas Eve services at Hope and I saw some "20 Below windshield wiper fluid". I was always leaving home at 5am with my windows frosted, so I thought this stuff would be great. I could get in my truck, turn on the wipers, squirt some "20 Below" on my windshield, frost would melt, drive off. So Christmas Eve came, all the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 4, 2020

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Just another Day I was thinking about New Year's eve. I don't really get why it's such a big deal to people. It's just another day. The only thing different is that you have to learn to write the new year on your checks, not really a life changing event. I was trying to think of a New Year's Eve or a New Year's Day that was memorable, couldn't. The only thing I remember about New Year's Eve parties was the minute before midnight. That's... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 28, 2019