Mack's Corner

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Reservations I don't do "Go out of town" vacations too often because there's just too much to do to get ready for it, it's almost like moving. And I never was one of those people who has to leave town every 2 months.  There's one thing that has to happen for me to go on vacation, I have to know that I'm going to have dinner at a world class restaurant and the chef at that restaurant has to have a cookbook from that restaurant… ie.... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 25, 2020

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It will all become clear I went and helped a buddy of mine hook up his sound system and HD TV. When I got there they had stuff everywhere, wires and remotes and cables, nothing really worked. In the old days hooking up a stereo meant plugging it in and running 2 speaker wires, (left, right who cares) turn it on and you had music. Not any more … now you've got Speaker wire to 7 different speakers with correct places to plug each one in (can't get your left and... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 18, 2020

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"Scaffoldmaina" We were cleaning some of the air conditioner vents that are way up near the ceiling of the gym one week and we had to get the lift out to get that high. It seems that no matter how stable the lift is, everybody still gets scared when they get on it. I guess it just looks scary when you're up that high with such a small platform. Before we had the lift we used to set up scaffolding. It was also very stable but it rolled and shook and creaked and scared... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 11, 2020

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The Finger I got up One Monday morning just like normal and realized that my finger on my right hand looked like somebody had pumped it up in the middle of the night without telling me. It looked like it was going to explode. I went to the doctor and she said it was infected and gave me some antibiotics and said it would be fine in a few days. No scratch, no bites, no cuts, no hangnail, no reason … it just got infected … how does that happen?  Of course,... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 4, 2020