Monday, December 05, 2005

Now we are experiencing technical difficulties. (Please stand by)

Unfortunately, the image hosting service I used had a policy unbeknownst to me whereby any accounts not logged into for 30 days would be deleted. Pretty stringent, if you ask me, but I probably agreed to it in that 3x5 window somewhere.

I'm in the process of recovering lost files and images, but I may have to recreate most of them. It feels ironic, happening to someone who so frequently stresses to others the importance of multiple backups.

"Jesus saves. You should, too," my old college computer science professor used to say. I heartily agree, but every so often I am reminded of the statement's truth in a painful way.

As the old saying goes, the weight of the lesson is akin to the pain of the mistake.