Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - June 2018

Mack's Corner

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Married to Baseball   The last time I got really dressed up was my wedding, it was a fun day. I didn't want to do that thing where the groom waits in a room before the wedding and then shows up from some side door when it starts. So we had everybody in the wedding come in from the back along with the bride, we went in first, she came in last.. While I was waiting in the back I thought I should do something to kill some time so I started seating people, they were all my... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 30, 2018

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Bony Samich One of my favorite things is a "bony sam-ich" That's a boloney sandwich. I have a very exact way to make it: 2 slices of pumpernickel bread (Pepperidge farm), Miracle whip on both sides, 1 (only 1) slice of Oscar Meyer Boloney, 1 (only 1) slice of Kraft American cheese (Kraft singles), that's the sandwich. Along with that you have to have dill pickles, original Pringles (no flavors), and grape Kool-Aid. All my cooking friends give me grief about the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 23, 2018

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Funerals in the South I love funerals in the South. There are lots of family, lots of friends. Every time I go I have to remember how to put on my tie. I usually just close my eyes and let my hands remember. At one funeral I went to there were 3 bald guys patting the tops of their heads dry at the same ime, like it was that time in the service. There are always people talking about their last surgery, people talking about how good someone looked after they had lost a bunch of... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 16, 2018

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The Story I listen to a lot of audio books. You may not like Stephen King but if you listen to many of his books you'll know that he is at least one of the top 5 best writers / story tellers in the world and what you may not know is that he is also one of the best readers. To me a great book is one that tells the story as fast as it can, completely. There's no filler or going back and telling some other story, just the one. There's one guy on the NY Times best seller... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 9, 2018