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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.

More mechanic work on the '08 Astra

I mentioned in a previous post that the oil cooler on my 2008 Saturn Astra is leaking coolant and oil, so the seals need replacing. That's my job for tomorrow. I also mentioned that it doesn't appear to be too difficult a task, but it is "steppy."...

Dinners this week...

I write a lot on this blog about the kinds of DIY projects I am able to do because of what I learned from my Dad. Well, I've also learned a thing or two from my Mom! For example, my Mom is an exceptional cook (among many other things), and since s...

Grease monkey

If you've perused much of my blog, esp. the DIY posts, you know that I like to work on cars. No, I'm not a technician and I didn't go to school to be a mechanic. I am an Iowa farm kid, so I learned how to work on cars out of necessity and from wat...

Fix-it Friday

Here we are, the day after Thanksgiving. While everyone is out there doing their "black Friday" thing, I declared the day "Fix-it Friday" at the Herndon's in Tulsa. I repaired one two outdoor electrical receptacles, put in a new mailbox post, and ...

Winding down...

Final assignments graded. Final grades submitted to the Registrar. Graduation ceremony is this afternoon, after which the 2021 Fall semester will officially be in the books.

The semester is over!

Well the Fall 2021 semester at OC is officially over. We started early (Aug 5) so we ended early. Finals week is this week. Fall graduation is this Friday. I have an online session with SBL on Saturday. I fly to San Antonio on (early!!) Sunday for...

New LED lights installed

So, I had posted yesterday that the lights in the kids' bathroom were acting up and have been for a while. I knew that the original light fixtures needed to be replaced, and I wanted to put LEDs in their place. The old lights were recessed can lig...

Next up...

The recessed lights in the kids' bathroom (also the guest bathroom) haven't been working well and need replaced. Here's what they look like quite often:So I bought some LED replacements.I plan to work on this tomorrow (Sunday) unless, of course, t...