Dr. D.'s Blog

Dr. Dvorak

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

Automotive Electrical Diagnosis

I've now completed two Udemy courses on Automotive Electrical Diagnosis.

Enhancing the garage floating shelf

I added some storage to the shelf, and a little feature to give my magnetic lights something more to magnet to. I also made it a little easier to grab a shop towel. 🙂

Replacing the car door mirror actuators on the '08 Saturn Astra

Did it work? Watch the video to find out. 🙂 [If the embedded video is taking too long to load, you can watch the video here.]

Mmm... so good!

I've used this recipe for stew once before a long time ago, and we loved it then. I had some stew meat (from the farm) in the freezer, so I thought I'd try it again. It was delicious. Again.

Smells like burning oil

Looks like it's time to refresh the oil pan/sump seal (it's RTV, not a gasket) on the 2008 Saturn Astra.Front left endTransmission end (probably the origin of the burning oil smell)Near the oil level sensor on rear of pan/sump Not a terribly diffi...

Night at the Symphony

We had a great night at the symphony hearing the world-renown Toronto Symphony Orchestra play Joonas Kokkonen's "Adagio religioso" from Music for String Orchestra, Helen Grime's Violin Concerto, and Mahler's 5th symphony. The first piece was absol...