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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.

Virga Rainbow

This morning on the way to work, I saw (and snapped the photo below) virga clouds with a rainbow. Very cool.

Some Sunday afternoon mechanic work

My nephew, Ezra, needed a little work on his Volvo S40. It had sprung a leak in one of the coolant hoses and was in serious need of rear brakes, including new rotors. Replacing rotors and brakes is an especially dirty job (brake dust + dirt + grea...

A night at the symphony

A while ago, Celeste's co-workers in the Division of Fine and Performing Arts at OC gave her a gift certificate for the OKC Philharmonic. We added a bit more to it and bought season tickets for this year. On Saturday evening (Sep. 11), we enjoyed ...

For Sale: LG Washer/Dryer Pedestal Drawer

Here's the listing on Craig's List. Sorry, but I cannot deliver to you. If you buy it, you will need to come get it.

Busy weekend

It's been a busy weekend so far, and it's only Sunday! I took last Friday off to volunteer a day at The Springs church of Christ. They have a bunkhouse on their property. Recently, they were presented with an opportunity to use that space to house...

Refurbished the mailbox

Today's DIY job was to refurbish our mailbox. Yes, I know, I could have just gone and bought one, but I wanted to save some money. Not sure if I did, but I had a lot of fun nonetheless. Unfortunately, I didn't get any "before" photos. Just didn't ...

A Great Gift is a Great Responsibility

This. Thank you David A. deSilva. The except below is from his Transformation: The Heart of Paul's Gospel, Snapshots (Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2014), 38–43. Buy it here: paperback | kindle.

DIY Drain Cleaning

One side of the kitchen sink has been draining slowly, so I did a little chemistry and cleaned it DIY style. This procedure and recipe is everywhere online, so it is easy to find (e.g., here's one). There's a little variation in the recipe, so her...