Mack's Corner

This Week

Mack's moving company. Motto: Call somebody else! I was helping somebody move a few years ago (I'm never doing it again). I remember when I was 25, It seemed like I helped move somebody every week. All of my friends were newlyweds and they were all moving to the next best place. I was stupid, I had a van. I should have just given them the van and told them it would cost $100 a day. When I actually moved my own self, I always paid somebody to do it. I guess I... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, September 19, 2020

This Week

I told you I know the Pope! I was leaving a Kirk Whalum concert that we had here a few years ago when I noticed a couple standing in the parking lot trying to find their car. They were way too dressed up to be regular Hope people so I stopped to see if I could help. I asked a few questions and figured out where they came in. I walked them back over to the other side and told them how it happens all the time.. etc  I thanked them for coming to the concert and we all... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, September 12, 2020

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Prove them wrong, every last one of them! I get email or Facebook or Twitter posts all the time from people telling me stories or telling me web pages to go see. Sometimes I get ones where there's a series of cats doing dumb things or paintings of Jesus by 3 year olds or their vacation to West Memphis. I'm not sure why anybody thinks I want to see that… But I got one a few years ago and it's too good to pass up. I saw this guy and his son on... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, September 5, 2020

This Week

What is that smell? I was sitting in the sanctuary one Saturday afternoon listening to the band practice and I started smelling something. I can smell things that nobody else can smell, a blessing and a curse. I couldn't figure out what it was, it just smelled bad. I checked my shoes and myself but nothing smelled like that. I looked at my watch and smelled it.... again … sniffed…sniffed … it was my watch… really my watch band… yuk... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, August 29, 2020