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

Mack's Corner

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Say What? When I used to work for a little computer shop I handled tech support calls all day, 75 - 100 calls everyday.  Communication was the biggest problem.  The conversation usually went like this: "Mack the little round thing isn't working anymore  It just quit, I can't do anything!" …. "What little round thing?" .. . "You know, the one next to the button."  … "What do you mean you can't do... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, October 26, 2019

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2:00am   For some reason every time I look at my alarm clock it says 2:00am or 4:00am and I don't think I've heard it go off in a year. If it says 4:00am I just get up and do something, answer email, make breakfast, something. After all I've only got an hour to kill till I would get up anyway. But if it says 2:00am, I kinda panic. I've got 3 hours to kill and I know I'll probably do it lying in bed wide awake and then about 10:00am I'll crash like... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, October 19, 2019

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Dr. Wong I had a professor at Memphis State, Dr. Wong, who turned out to be a good friend. When I switched major's from math to secondary education I had to take first year algebra as a requirement. As a math major for 2 years I had already taken 3 semesters of calculus and numerical analysis along with computer programming in both classes and several other things. But it was required. So there I was in a class with 30 girls who were going to be elementary school teachers and... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, October 12, 2019

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The Panic Button Several years ago I got to be part of granting a wish to a "Make-A-Wish" kid. They talked about it on the radio, I even got interviewed on the radio. The girl was 10 (maybe) and had asked for a Club House as her 1st wish, but she knew that was a little over the top and didn't really expect that. Her 2nd choice was a Big Screen TV and 3rd was a computer. The Make-A-Wish people started asking around about how they could make the club house happen. They... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, October 5, 2019