the home site of Jim Barr since January, 2000

welcome!

Hi, I’m Jim Barr, and I’m a technology geek! JimBarr.net is one of my little corners of the Internet, my sandbox and playground for all things Web Development. I love riding on the bleeding edge of technology, and I love exploring new gadgets, services, Web sites, programs, and anything interesting! I have developed and managed several client Web sites, so if you are interested in discussing a small project, let me know!

moving on...

My journey began with a large layoff at the company I worked at. I was rooted in the Chicago area, but an opportunity for a change soon came. After a few weeks of discussion, some deep contemplation, and a leap of faith, I secured a new job in Anderson, South Carolina! Anderson is certainly a change from the Chicago area, and I’ll miss my colleagues and friends, but we must all often move on….

...to the farm

10 years later, my wife and I had the wonderful opportunity to purchase 15.57 acres of farmland in Iva, SC, just 30 minutes from Anderson. We had a modular home built, and now are enjoying farm life. (Well, at least “pasture owners” life.) A local couple has several head of cattle, and some horses grazing on the pasture. We continue to work in Anderson.

some of my favorite sites

St. Joseph Catholic Church
SHINJINKAI
SC Grand Lodge
Proud to have graduated from Loras College in 1988
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