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Sports Center Church Several weeks ago I was thinking about the daylight saving time switchover and how people were going to be late to church... if you were coming at 9:30am but forgot to change your clock then you would get here at 10:30am which meant you missed the 9:30 service and had 30 minutes to wait for the 11:00am service.  So I was wondering what to do so people wouldn't be late. I was watching Sports Center one morning and had a great idea! Why not do... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 26, 2022

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Did you miss me? I did something in 2008 that I had not done in over 11 years. I missed church at Hope, the whole weekend!! I've only done that 9 times since 1996. This was #2. I got up Friday morning not feeling too great but I thought if I could just get myself going, I would be OK. Took a shower, got dressed… still not feeling good. I had a little sinus thing going all week… Had breakfast and thought "I've got a little time to kill. I'll... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 19, 2022

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Lay-z-boy-BBQ I had to go to the courthouse to fix a speeding ticket years ago. It was a good kind of speeding ticket. I told the officer I was late for a meeting (which I was) and that I was sorry. He said, "OK, instead of writing you up for going 150 in a 35, I'll put you down for 42 in a 35 and you can go to court and pay court costs and plead guilty and it will be like it never happened." See it pays to be nice even when you're totally busted. I went to... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 12, 2022

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Arm and arm I had to go to Austin Tx with my sister about 10 years ago. Kind of a last-minute thing. We checked to see what it would cost to fly out of Memphis. $1500 each round trip... Yikes!!!!! That's $100 an hour each to drive.. I'm expensive, but not that expensive. My brother said to check flights out of Little Rock. I thought that deal had kinda gone away. But I was wrong..$400... That's a 2-hour drive to Little Rock, but now I'm at $30 an hour to... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, March 5, 2022