Fifty years ago today (hard to believe, isn't it?), John Glenn made three orbits around the earth. Three months later, Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the earth. Below, Glenn on the left, Carpenter on the right.
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.