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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Picture Devastation

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.

4 comments:

  1. I am so sorry to hear this!! So very sorry... I know the pain... we lost a bunch of pictures as well a couple of years ago.

    Go and set this up on your computer now... it is only 4.95/month... well worth it to have this never happen again!! - http://mozy.com/

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  2. Oh, that really bites. So sorry, but at least you have some printed! I never print any of mine. Perhaps I should...

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  3. Oh man, I think I would just cry. I never print pictures, one of the down sides of digital. Maybe I'll print some...just in case!!

    Good thing others have pictures though.

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  4. That is awful..one of my nightmares! Another good reason to blog with a gmail account. All your blog pictures are copied to your gmail photos.

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