Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - February 2015

Mack's Corner

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This week 03-03-15 The Godfather of  skateboarding You may think that Rodney Mullen looks kind simple,not very bright, but you would be wrong. He’s very, very smart, and he really understands the creative process and the idea of creating a big thing out of a bunch of small things that he already knows how to do.  He fails constantly. He gets up constantly. Every time he fails his body remembers what he did last. These are little little things like turning your... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, February 28, 2015

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This week 02-24-15 Pick your feet up and ride it out! I took my wife to dinner downtown, nice restaurant, great food. It's one of those places where the chef who owns it actually cooks there too (ownership makes you try a little harder). She even came out later and walked around greeting the people in the restaurant, I always think that's a nice touch, makes you feel like you really are a guest. It was much smaller on the inside than it looks on the outside, I guess... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, February 21, 2015

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This week 02-17-15 Silly String Mashed Potatoes I was making mashed potatoes a few months ago. I usually like to push them through a fine mesh screen to get them nice and fluffy, but that takes 30 - 45 minutes for 4 potatoes. I didn't have a potato ricer (I do now.), so I was looking for a way to do it quick. (I usually put Gruyere cheese in them so starting off fluffy is a big deal.) I hunted around the kitchen and then had a great idea. My KitchenAid mixer has a... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, February 14, 2015

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This week 02-10-15 Valentines Day I was talking to 2 of my favorite people at dinner one night. They are young and getting married soon. As soon as I sat down he looked at me and said "What's the first thing that pops in to your head when I say "Valentines Day". I said "Dinner". He put his head on the table and his Wife-to-be smiled really big. He wanted me to say it was dumb and silly. But I've been married for 37 years and even though it took me 20 years to figure it... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, February 7, 2015