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Dr. Dvorak

Dr. Jim Dvorak is Vice President Academic and Professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

I think the Astra knows I like to work on cars

It never fails to give me more to do. UPDATE (Feb 24, 2024): But wait! There's more!

'08 Saturn Astra Sway Bar Link Replacement

As noted in a previous video, the Astra needed new sway bar links. In this video, I install new ones (actually, I just show the installation of the right/passenger side link; I did the left/driver's side off camera). I hope this video is entertain...

Fake news!

I declare this to be fake news. Trust me. I'm a doctor.

This resonates with me...

My Google photos account is filling up, so I have been painstakingly cleaning it out. Ran across this gem of a quotation.UPDATE: Here's another important message:

Fresh sourdough artisan bread

The lovely CJD has been at it again, baking fresh sourdough bread for the week. Yum!

Hopefully a productive week

Hopefully, this week will be a fairly productive one. It's Family Day here in Ontario (Feb. 19, 2024), so the office is closed today, and this week is Reading Week at MDC, so students are away doing their best to get caught up (or, to be fair, ahe...

Making a gift (part 1)

It was too cold outside today to work on my car, so I got started making a gift.

Plastic lid organizer

When one gets tired of plastic lid chaos, one makes a simple lid organizer. Had to do a little rearranging, but this fits into the cabinet.

Stripped out!

The screws were loose on one of our kitchen cabinet doors. Turns out they were stripped out! How did I repair them? With toothpicks, of course!

Cerakote Headlight Restoration Kit

The headlights on Sydney's car were super oxidized, yellowed, and opaque looking. She had been complaining about not having bright enough headlights when it's dark (which, here in Ontario, is most of the time in the winter). She has a 2012 Honda C...