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They Never Knew I took a bunch of High school kids to Young life summer camp one year. The camp had small motorcycles that you could ride up and down this mountain trail. Each cabin got to go sometime during the week. You didn't get to just go ride anywhere, you had to ride in line as a group. The trail was several miles long and we would stop every mile or so to let everybody catch up and to be sure we still had everybody. When you're the leader like I was, you can't... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 20, 2019

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The Yellow Camaro I heard a story about how one guy thought another guy said something, got mad ….etc and remembered something that happened to me several years ago. When I was in college I used to cook at "The Country Place" in Moscow TN. Along with several other guys, I spent most of the summer there. I was the head cook. The Country place is a camp like Pinecrest or Victory Ranch. Church groups come and stay over the weekend or as long as a week. We had... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 13, 2019

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Friday Night Lights After watching the movie "Undefeated", I was thinking about another movie,  "Friday Night Lights". It's the story of a high school football team in Odessa Texas. High School football is a big deal in west Texas, so much so that after this team loses a game there are 10 different "For Sale" signs in the coach's front yard before he gets home that night. He had all kinds of trouble, a call in radio show where people... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 6, 2019

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Going back to the swamp I had a hot date with my wife a few years ago (yes we have had a bunch since then, that wasn't the last one). We still had $50 left on a gift certificate for a restaurant downtown. The first time we went to this place everything was bad, well not really bad, just not very good. Maybe it was just a bad night, Maybe the real chef wasn't there??? Who knows? But this time the food was really good, the waiter was really good, desert was really good. I... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 30, 2019