Always remember to take the occasional look in your rearview mirror.
How the JournalSpace operator plans to recover: here. Or not.
Google Cache to the rescue — but only if…
this method only works for people who did not have their blogs/journals set to be viewable only by other JournalSpace members, or set to Friends &/or Favorites only, and for other entries that were not set to private. Also, if people configured their blogs so that the googlebot, or other bots were blocked, they may have limited success in resurrecting old entries from the cache
I was fortunate to learn hard lessons about backups decades ago while working on an aircraft project which shall remain unnamed. I’ve never forgotten since.
Oh, all right then, perhaps I have “forgotten” a time or two, but to no consequence.