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The Myth There's been a myth going around for several years about me falling on the ice during the Christmas services. It goes like this: We were getting cars out of the west lot after the 7pm service and a woman got on the wrong side of the cones. So I was going to move one of them for her to get on the right side. Several other ConeHeads were watching me and all of a sudden I fell down and I was under the moving car (remember none of this is true, this is just the way the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 15, 2018

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The Eucalyptus Christmas Tree Stand I had a cold one Christmas. PK (my wife) made me drink some tea that she got at a health food store. I can't spell it, but it starts with an "E" and sounds like the name of a 3rd world country. It smells like floor wax, tastes like it too, probably made from some part of a Yak. When I came to church I put some "Mentho-Lyptus" cough drops in my pocket and forgot about them. It was snowing really hard, those big wet... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Friday, December 7, 2018

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Dancing in my underwear I had to go to an awards dinner a few years ago (I wasn't getting the award). I wasn't real excited about it. It was one of those things where you dress up, eat bad food and do small talk with a bunch of people you don't know. It's like going to your spouse's class reunion. I never have figured out class reunions, you would think they would want to do things that were fun when you were in High School. But for some reason they always want... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 1, 2018

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The Roar When I was in college 2 friends and I decided to go on a raft trip down the Obed river. It's a small river outside Crossville. We had been down several other rivers with groups in canoes and figured we were experts. The difference was that those rivers were really slow. Most of the time they were like being in a lake. The Obed on the other hand had level 3, 4, and 5 rapids. If you don't know rapid levels, a level 7 is like Niagara Falls. We were going over a Level 5... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, November 24, 2018