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

Mack's Corner

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This week 12-29-15 The Rules: New Years Eve Parties There are two kinds of New Years Eve parties, the ones when you come with a date and the ones when you don't. There are rules to New Years Eve parties. Rule 1. You have to stay till midnight. This is obvious but it makes it hard to leave early if you are sitting there wishing you were someplace else.  Rule 2. You have to drink Champagne or something like it. I suspect that this started because some rich guy wanted... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 26, 2015

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This week 12-22-15 Wake up! Wake up! It's Christmas! My favorite thing about Christmas is anticipation.  When I was a kid Christmas pretty much started today.  All us kids would start planning what we were going to get my mom and dad for Christmas, thinking it was going to be the greatest thing they had ever seen. My mom started making her Christmas candy and cookies which we couldn't have until she had made all the little packages to give to friends.... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 19, 2015

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This week 12-15-15 What?..We've got to go? When I was in college I used to cook at The Country Place, a camp outside Moscow Tn. During the summer we were there all week even if there was no group staying there. One Friday night 3 of us decided to drive up to Somerville to have dinner and see a movie, there was a camp coming in Saturday morning. We found a burger place and had dinner and then went to see the movie. It was a little one screen movie place but the movie was... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 12, 2015

This Week

This week 12-08-15 Field Trip .. What did  you say? I wanted to take a field trip, so I took my wife to dinner in Oxford (City Grocery.. great place). It was about 5:30pm when we left home, I knew I didn't want to get on the expressway and go down Hwy 55.. way too much traffic! We got on Hack's Cross going to Hwy 78. Before I left I got out my GPS just so I wouldn't miss a turn, I have a hard time driving and talking at the same time and that's the whole idea of... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, December 5, 2015