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

Mack's Corner

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Free Stretch I used to work for a small computer store. There were only 5 of us so we all pretty much did a little bit of everything. I mostly wrote custom programs and fixed computers. A friend of mine called me one Saturday and asked if I would come look at his computer. I said "Sure". I fixed computers all the time for friends. The computer was kinda old and slow, so it took most of the day to fix it, I did a lot of waiting. When I finished he said "Mack, I want... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 28, 2018

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The 180 Back in the 80's when I was a volunteer in Young Life we were always riding around with a van load of kids. One night my friend Lewie and I were taking kids home and had stopped in a 7/11 store to let them get drinks and junk. There was a police car parked in front of the store, two policemen were inside buying coffee. All the kids came out, got in the van, we backed out and drove off. Then we heard tires screeching and I started looking around. Then I saw it!!! The... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 21, 2018

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The GRRRRRRRRRR Patty and Eli Morris used to live next door us. Eli was out of town a lot, so any time Patty had a problem she would come get me. It was usually little house repairs, lighting the water heater, stuff like that. One Saturday morning I got up, got the paper, saw a wood pecker, fixed breakfast, settled in to goof off. Patty came over all excited and said "There's a Grrrrrrr in the fireplace. What should I do?" Who knows what that means, how big of a deal... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 14, 2018

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Adjustments We have several trams that we use to bring people in from the far parking lots. All of the trams are pulled with tugs like you see at the airport pulling luggage carts from plane to plane.  We had them out during a big event one year and all of a sudden one of the tugs wouldn't turn, actually the front wheels were turned so that all you could do is drive in a circle. We messed with it a while and then used my truck to pull tram back to the garage and left the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 7, 2018