...nd credited a Sony CV-2000 type open reel video machine, which first came out in 1965.
My wife immediately claimed them; and seemed very surprised that any of the reels were still around. She said that they contained a copy of her 1970 film class projects at PU. And that fact then turned on some of my own memory cells.
From the time of freaky mind expansion drugs, art expression, women’s liberation and sex with anyone “right beside you”, came memories of the class that I had pushed Jan to enroll in. I wanted her to join me in early techie projects, to be a part of some of the new adventures, that were just beginning at that time within society, especially within the university community.
As young hopeful, sometimes naive citizens of the time, we had both made recent radical changes to our lifestyle by 1970. But, I will admit that my wife made the most major changes. With a strict Midwest Methodist upbringing, she accomplished the standard marriage and the birth of a female child, all by 1968. Then a sprint of changes occurred.
Perhaps the music, the expanding type drugs (rather than the downer types popular now), the promotion of women’s rights, the pill, heck, even landing on the moon, anything and everything contributed to our experimentation. But the rebound of m...