Thursday, December 24, 1953; Christmas Eve in Muscatine. Dale bought a turkey for the next day’s dinner. He wrote that Dalene coasted downhill on her new sled he gave her the previous day, so there must have been snow on the ground.
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.