Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - January 2019

Mack's Corner

This Week

Isn't it ironic Sometimes everything I do is ironic. My wife had a bunch of her friends, 30 people, over for dinner so I asked a few of my friends over to help. We worked hard, cooked, served food, washed dishes, scrubbed pans. We had a great time, way more fun than the people who came for dinner. I was working outside in the rain, thinking I was going to be wet all day, I hate being wet. When I finished I was covered with mud. I looked like a 16 year old with a new 4 wheel... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 26, 2019

This Week

Hair Freeze I went on a ski trip to Colorado when I was in college. The place we stayed had a natural hot spring that they used to fill the swimming pool. So in the winter, in the snow, you can go swimming outside. It's great! You're in the pool all warm and toasty as you watch snowflakes land on the water and steam rise. The only problem is getting to and from the pool (swimming suit + 16 degrees = run fast). I was getting out of the pool and running back to the cabin and... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 19, 2019

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Old Friends, Old Tires & Frozen Fix-A-Flat I was leaving the church one day and there were 2 guys leaning on a pick-up truck right next to mine. They were construction workers, fixing something. One of them pointed at my truck and said "looks like you've got a flat tire…". There wasn't any "look like" about it, I had a flat tire … no big deal. I carried 4 or 5 cans of fix-a-flat in my truck all the time. We're always fixing flat tires... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 12, 2019

This Week

Football When I was a kid we played football almost every day during football season, we didn't care who won, we just loved to play. We had a great field because one of the kids that played lived on the corner and we lived next door to him, so we had his side yard and our front yard for the field, the sidewalk was out of bounds and the ends of his yard and my yard were the end zones. The only thing we had to watch out for was our driveway at about the 40 yard line, no tackling on... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 5, 2019