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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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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...

Moving a queen-sized box springs up a narrow stairwell DIY style

Our belongings finally arrived to our house, so we have been unboxing and settling in. Of course, one of the first things we wanted to set up (after several weeks of sleeping on air mattresses) was our bed. We were able to get the mattress up the ...

Guess what arrived today

Four weeks ago, we watched the PODS truck drive away with nearly all of our earthly belongings. We "moved in" to our little rental house on Aug. 15. Our PODS arrived in the bonded warehouse in Mississauga, Ontario (near Toronto) on Aug. 23. Today-...

A little Sunday stroll in nature

Enjoyed a little nature walk today before it got too hot (and by "hot" I mean about 85 degrees F, so, really, "warm" is a better word to use here).

Sleeping on air mattresses but not going hungry!

Quick update... The PODS containing 99.9% of our earthly belongings are in Mississauga, ON, in a PODS warehouse. We cleared them with customs last week, but "given the current logistics crisis," they could not schedule them to be brought to our ho...

The old cinder block and tread board bookshelf

In a day or two (hopefully!!), the PODS containing nearly all of our belongings will arrive at our home in Burlington, Ontario. We're praying that everything inside each of the 16 ft. containers will still be intact when we open the doors. In one ...

I guess it's official!

No biz cards yet, but I did get a badge.

And away we go!

Well, today (Aug 1) was a strange day. It began at 5:30am with a flurry of activity to get the remaining items into the PODS (e.g., mattresses, box springs, and the like) because it was possible that the PODS truck could arrive at 7:00am to grab ...