In Minneapolis on Monday, June 29, 1959, Dale wrote, “Cool, high 63°. Went to a store in St. Paul and bought Dalene some shoes. Stan’s first day on his Santa Monica job. He called at night to ask about his work history. Helen and I looked up in my old diaries for his record of jobs.” I needed that information for a security clearance questionnaire. Above: the control console of the IBM AN/FSQ-7, the first computer I learned to program. It filled a large room, employed vacuum tube technology, and was used by the Air Force SAGE system in the North American air defense program.