Our impending move back to the States has me worried about transporting my collection of family history "stuff." Besides the worries of transporting boxes of paper records and notes, I worry about computer accidents and crashes. I don't trust the Cloud, yet I know that papers burn and get lost. Nothing makes a family historian so vulnerable as placing her life's work in another's hands. I want a thousand ways to back up my work!
I tend to get bored when the B word--backup--is mentioned. Luckily, my husband is obsessive about backing up computer files. While he was setting up my computers for the trip home, I began to drill him on his backup methods. Rather than repeat our conversation here, I will simply direct you to my "interview" with Doug that I posted today on my sister blog, Spilling the Family Beans:
Read it if you, too, are concerned with the preservation of your own genealogical research and records!