I just want everyone to know that I do not blame Jeff one bit.
Jeff was getting ready for his little 'vacation' from me and Landon (he's with his family in California for his mom's b-day. I chose not to go for several reasons) and decided to put our recent pictures on our back-up drive, which is where we keep them. He couldn't get into the hard drive. When he looked at the properties, it showed that everything was completely erased. Everything was a backup EXCEPT the pictures.
ALL pictures from the birth of Landon until April or May of this year. Probably a couple thousand.
Jeff had to re-format the hard drive. I don't think anything will be able to be recovered.
There is a bright side:
I printed my favorite pictures from Landon's birth until March of this year, over 23o pictures. My mom and Jeff's mom have a lot of pictures of Landon of those times and the months that I wan't able to print yet.
I am absolutely devastated by this, but it wasn't anyone's fault and I do have some of the pictures on a website to print when I want.
Obviously we made some mistakes that won't be made again if this were to happen again, but sometimes that's what you have to go through to learn lessons.