Bump
posted at 01:00am Friday, July 14, 2017
in Prairie Rim Road by Ben Hollingsworth
Still not dead yet


I'm still here
posted at 01:00am Friday, July 14, 2017
in Prairie Rim Images by Ben Hollingsworth
Not dead yet.  Trying to get things nailed down in preparation for the total solar eclipse next month.


I'm still here
posted at 01:00am Friday, July 14, 2017
in Prairie Rim Home by Ben Hollingsworth
Lots of fun stuff to write about regarding our barn build... when time allows.


I'm still here
posted at 01:00am Friday, July 14, 2017
in Prairie Rim Food by Ben Hollingsworth
Still trying to sort things out with our new garden.



Identifying... No Internet Access
posted at 01:00am Friday, July 7, 2017
in Prairie Rim Tech by Ben Hollingsworth
My Windows 7 laptop suddenly, out of the blue, started having network problems.  When trying to connect to any of our several WiFi networks, it gave the error "Identifying... No Internet Access."  Connecting to a wired ethernet connection worked just fine.  After hours of frustratingly chasing wild geese, I finally solved the problem.
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posted at 05:29pm Monday, October 3, 2016
in Prairie Rim Road by Ben Hollingsworth
Still not dead yet.


Bump
posted at 05:28pm Monday, October 3, 2016
in Prairie Rim Food by Ben Hollingsworth
Still not dead yet.



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posted at 05:27pm Monday, October 3, 2016
in Prairie Rim Images by Ben Hollingsworth
Still not dead yet


Choosing a barn builder
posted at 01:00am Saturday, July 2, 2016
in Prairie Rim Home by Ben Hollingsworth
Once I knew what kind of barn I wanted, I needed to find someone to build it for me.  While I'm quite handy, and technically capable of building a barn myself, I knew that doing so would cause me far more frustration and exhaustion than I wanted.  I'd much rather pay an expert to build it in a couple weeks.  Fortunately, in an agricultural state like Nebraska, there's no shortage of companies that build pole barns.
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Planning for a new pole barn
posted at 01:00am Thursday, June 2, 2016
in Prairie Rim Home by Ben Hollingsworth
One of our goals when we moved from town to our 10-acre lot in the country was to have room for a big workshop / horse barn.  Our daughter has always wanted horses (I had one growing up), and I've always wanted a larger workshop than our 2-stall garage could provide.  A year after we moved into our new acreage, the dust had settled enough for me to start the barn building process.  The first step was to figure out what exactly we needed from the building, and then what sort of building would meet those needs.
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