I think our external hard drive essentially erased a couple massive folders of photos, specifically from summer 08 onward until Zoralee's birth. Don't ask me how. I'll ask YOU how, any technosaaviers out there. And if you can help me get those pictures back, you'll be my technosavior.
The pics included my last six months of pregnancy, my own shots of labor, my sister's wedding, Jason's work at the Park, and a bunch of stuff I haven't thought of yet but will be more depressed when I do. Fortunately, I think we can piece a representative selection together, from highlight cds we made for people at random times (and are now asking them to mail back), but I hadn't gotten around to making my own backup cds. I am a fool!
Moral of the story: back your documents up on disc! And print onto that old stuff we call "paper" any of the pictures you really, really like.