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Dr. Dvorak

Dr. Jim Dvorak is Professor of Greek and New Testament and Chair of the Division of Bible at Oklahoma Christian University.

08 Saturn Astra Axle Replacement

Here's the video of the axle replacement on my car. It might take a few seconds for the YT player to appear below. If you don't want to wait for that, click here.

Always more work to do on the Astra

UPDATE: Here's the video - https://youtu.be/g0yPKOSDdFk?si=-is89fQfb2yNIe6sI freely admit that my '08 Saturn Astra XE is no longer just a daily driver; it's a project car. The next item up for repair at 115,224 miles is the right (passenger side) ...

Cleaning a household fan

We're in the dog days of summer, as the saying goes (although here in Burlington, Ontario, it's been pretty cool [thankfully]). My family back in Iowa and in Oklahoma are dealing with some pretty high temps. Sometimes the A/C just doesn't keep up ...

New patio table

A while back, the lovely CJD asked me to make her a little table for the patio that she could set next to her chair. Here it is. It's made with cheap lumber (= pine) and a lot of pocket screws. 😛 If you look close, you will see flaws in both the w...

Replacing an oven lightbulb

Our oven lightbulb burned out (no pun intended), so I replaced it. It is about as simple a #DIY job as one can do. How many PhD's does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Apparently only one.🙂

It's a great day!

Not only is it "Friday, Jr.," it's new (to me) books day! Friends, if you are in the Greater Toronto Area and need books, contact Bernice at READ On Books. She can get you pretty much anything you need (not to mention that she's just an awesome pe...

Blower fan barely blowing air in your car?

On our drive from The Farm to Tulsa, at about Kansas City, we noticed that the A/C was not cooling the car as it should. Actually, as it turned out, it was not a problem with the A/C but a problem with air flow out of the vents. Even with fan on h...

Moving the cows

Before hitting the road for Oklahoma, we had one last farm activity (that took only a couple of minutes).