Mack's Corner

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The Dangers of Travel I guess I wasn't made to travel. every time I go (years ago) I end up walking through the airport kicking my bag about every other step.  Probably the 2nd greatest invention in the world is suitcases on wheels, but I can't seem to make it work. Everybody has one and it works fine. I don't know if mine was made for a girl or my legs are too long or I'm just goofy, but I can't walk more than 4  steps without kicking it. Every... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 30, 2021

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Something is missing?? Every once in a while my wife will go out of town on a girl's trip, that's what they call it, I have no idea what they really do. It's no big deal, I only cry for a few hours. Here's the problem: I like things to be complete, and when she's gone it feels like something is missing. It's like having your underwear on backwards or not on at all, you can do it, nobody knows, but it just feels wrong. I eat OK when she's gone,... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 23, 2021

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More Beets please I was cooking beets last week. Most people say they don't like beets, either because they've never tasted them and somebody else told them they were yucky, or because they had some from a can. Some vegetables just don't work in a can and a beet is one of them. When I was growing up there were several people that made pickled beets, usually, it was someone my grandparents age that lived during the depression. There's no such thing as an OK... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 16, 2021

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Pass the Twinkies I was thinking about making New Years Resolutions this week. Most people make resolutions that they can't do or have no way to tell if they've done it... Stuff like: "I'm going to be a better person." Or "I'm going to lose weight" or "I'm going to get in shape"  or "I'm going to stop smoking"...etc. What is a better person? Better than who? How will you know if you're better? Ask... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 9, 2021