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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.

A little hiking on Canadian Thanksgiving

Today (10-Oct-22) is Thanksgiving in Canada. Since Syd was off school and I was off work, we decided to go hit the trails at Rattlesnake Point conservation area (no, there are no rattlesnakes around here; it's just the name of the place). The lea...

When your daily driver is turning into a project car

More to do... UPDATE: In the video I estimated that the part I need will cost me around $60. Well, I can only find a couple of these on the entire internet, and they are not in Canada. So, if I were to buy the cheapest one that I have found so fa...

Tools that I'm glad I have (1)

If you've spent much time on my blog, you've likely picked up on the fact that I'm a DIY'er, for better or worse. As I've said before, my day job requires a lot of mental effort. I've found that, for me, in order to give my brain a break, I need t...

Will it work? DIY Headlight Renewal

The headlights on my '08 Saturn Astra are super oxidized and "foggy" from UV damage. I've already used one of those headlight refurbishing kits, and it worked for a while. But now the lenses are so cloudy that it noticeably dims the headlights whe...

Upcoming DIY job

Hmm...a can of clear coatsome blue painter's tapeultrafine sandpaperand (not pictured) a black plastic trash bagCan you figure out what treatment my car will get this weekend? Maybe this will help: https://youtu.be/UEJbKLZ7RmM [Also, I haven't re...

Shocks installed

I was racing the clock this evening to get my new shocks installed before dark. So, I didn't record the step by step work. But here's a shot of one of new shocks installed (it's basically the same on both sides, so only one photo).