RE: How do I recover my old stuff?

Subject: RE: How do I recover my old stuff?
From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 16:55:54 -0400

Carla Martinek asked:

" Al, are any of those backups kept off-site? That's the only thing missing
in your setup. Imagine a fire gutting your office..."

Up until a few months ago, they were all stored in my home office....then my
brain kicked in. Duh. I remember a friend in Alaska who's cabin caught fire
and he lost a lot of valuable BW negatives. The day after, he told me that
they (his wife is a photographer too) were in the process of moving the
negatives to a fire proof storage facility. Remembering that go me moving.

I have a safety deposit box at a local credit union where the DVDs are
stored. It's relatively convenient, inexpensive, and a tax deduction. The
backups are arranged by company and product (or by subject in the case of my

Al Geist
Technical Communicator, Help, Web Design, Video, Photography
Office/Msg: 802-872-9190
Cell: 802-578-3964
E-mail: al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com
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