I'm obsessed with backing up! I installed a Plugin called BackWPup and it backs up everything on my website everyday to Dropbox. Once I have 3 days worth, the next day the bottom one disappears and makes room for the next one. Wonderful and makes me feel safe knowing if anything happens I can retrieve all my work that I have done.
The other night I had another wee obsession fit and decided to back-up my whole computer to 'the cloud'. Mmmm took a wee while - I left it going before I went to bed and then at 3 am got up and turned it off, still going strong and not quite finished BUT all my documents and photos (which are very important to me) are all backed up. It is now synced with my Ipad and also my phone. I feel good!
I had a disaster a few years ago when I worked in a Medical Centre. After a 3 day weekend we arrived to find the place under water. A pipe had burst and water was pouring out - 1 to 2 inches deep. The server for all the computers was, of course, on the ground and the water was having a lovely time deleting files and ruining everything it got its wet little paws on. We were very lucky that we had a good backup system and wonderful technicians so we were up and running in a day and a half. Now there is nothing on the floor.
It gets me thinking about times in our lives that I'm sure we wish we could all backup and then restore when we feel down or when something happens. Yes I know we have video cameras and cameras but they don't back up feelings, smells and times that we wish we could backup and save to restore on a day we are feeling down.
Family and friends, our first look at our newborn babies and the feelings we felt when we held them, the day they went to school for the first time and many other milestones.
The days when we felt so good and everything went right, the weather was great, our health was good and people smiled and laughed with you, The love of your life coming home through the door with a bunch of fresh flowers for no reason and the hugs from our nearest and dearest. All these times I wanna backup and save so I can restore them at a time in the future when things aren't going right.
Do you all feel like this or is it just me?
Now I'm just going to backup my computer on my external drive.