In Minneapolis on Wednesday, September 6, 1961, Dale wrote, "Perfect day. High 75°. I went to Wards after work and bought 2 rolls of roofing for the garage. Heard our first sonic boom at 6:05 p.m. today.”
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.