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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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Stripped out door hinge screws? A quick DIY fix.

My front door was starting to sag and to become quite difficult to latch because the screw holes on the upper hinges were stripping out. As a result, the screws would not bite into the wood and, thus, would not hold the door up where it should be....

Replace your own cabin air filter

Yesterday, I took my Saturn Astra in for an oil change at my favorite "complete auto care" shop. Because the Astra has high mileage, I went ahead and paid for the more thorough inspection. The inspection revealed two things that I will need to tak...

Another engine mount replaced on the Nissan

You may recall that Hagan and I had just replaced the front mount on his '05 Nissan Altima. I looked again at the front right mount and it was pretty well shot from what I could tell. So, we tackled it, too. Getting the old mount out was straightf...

Engine mount replacement on the Nissan

This past Saturday, Hagan and I worked on his '05 Nissan Altima. Earlier in the week, I was driving his car and noticed that during a certain span of acceleration, there was an odd vibration. I wondered if it might be a wheel/tire or suspension is...

A brief tour of the renovated master bath

It's all done but the paint touch-ups! And a couple of fixtures. And blinds.🙂 BeforeHere are a few "before" photos.AfterHere's a brief video tour.

Sneak peek

We are almost finished with the bathroom renovation. Here is a comparison of the old shower and the new (note: we are still waiting on the glass shower door for the new shower, but still...)

Bathroom renovation update (photos added on March 12)

It's been a while since I gave an update on the bathroom renovation. It's been a fairly slow process given such challenges as logistics issues and overbooked skilled tradespeople, but we are nearing the finish line! After the shower was rebuilt an...