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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.

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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...

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 ...

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...

Fridge fixed!

On Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, as I wrote about in this post, the condenser fan on our refrigerator stopped spinning. I pulled the fridge out from its cubby, pulled off the back cardboard panel, and vacuumed underneath it really well. I was able at that...

The next repair...

I've been noticing that our refrigerator has been running a lot lately, and it's been smelling kind of hot, like maybe the condenser fan wasn't working. So, today after church I pulled the fridge out of its cubby, crawled in behind it, removed the...

The standing desk is finished

The standing desk is finished! We assembled it in our driveway to test it out and to get a few initial photos. I'll add a photo of it in my office tomorrow (check below for update), so that you can see it in its context of use. I am very pleased ...