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The Wasp nest … I was working at my brother's wine store a few years ago when I saw the girls next door at the interior design store outside pointing at something. They were always out there putting out new flowers or hanging something on the door, so I didn't think much of it. Then they started waving at me to come see. I walked out and they pointed to a wasp nest right outside their front door that was about the size of a large grapefruit. It looked like there... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, August 12, 2017

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The Flame I'm not sure why changing light bulbs is so eventful, but when I do it, it seems to be … All of our house lights are actually stage lights, which is nice because that means you can change the bulb from the back. The front part of the light is just a case and a lens. The small back part that comes out holds all of the electronics and the bulb. What I always do is turn the lights on about 40% and then ride around on my lift replacing the ones that don't... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, August 5, 2017

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Penzeys Somebody asked me last week where I got all the weird spices that I use when I cook. That's easy: Penseys (Perkins 2 doors down from Cook & Love across the street from where Kid Davis used to be). It's the only place to get spices. I've been buying from them for 15 years. I can't remember where I heard about them, must have been in a food magazine. Every time I read about a place like this, I always wonder "How good can it possibly be?" You... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 29, 2017

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Stacking Chairs We were stacking chairs after Wednesday night dinner last week and I was in a hurry to get it done. One of the guys helping was watching me and asked "Mack, How many chairs have you stacked before?".. I said "Can you tell?" … "Yeah I can tell." … "Let's just say I've had a lot of practice" … Before we moved in to the main sanctuary in 2008 we used to setup 2000 chairs every Saturday afternoon... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 22, 2017