In Muscatine on Thursday, February 28, 1952, Dale wrote, "Worked 8 to 4:30. I got a shot at Dr. Swayze's for my cold. Letter from Wilma." Wilma was a sister of Helen's.
In Muscatine on Wednesday, February 27, 1952, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Nice bright day. Brought medicine & groceries home at noon. Stan home, sick in afternoon. Paid bills $6 books, $5 Stein, $24 on furniture balance, $60 rent. TV at night, good boxing.”
On Tuesday, February 26, 1952, Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced that Britain had developed its own atomic bomb.
In Muscatine on Monday, February 25, 1952, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Nice bright day. Helen blew a fuse washing. I came home for lunch & fixed fuse. Stopped at Grimm’s Drug for medicine. TV at night. To bed late.”
In Muscatine on Sunday, February 24, 1952, Dale wrote, “Lazy day, resting. I got a sick leave slip signed by Dr. Swayze in the morning. Had roast beef dinner. Dalene played out doors.” Dale was getting over the flu.
In Muscatine on Saturday, February 23, 1952, Dale wrote, “Non-work day. Snow today. Took Helen & Stan to Dr. Emerson. To store & library. Dalene & Judy went to a show in afternoon. TV at night.” Judy was a neighbor friend.
In Muscatine on Friday, February 22, 1952, Dale wrote “Holiday. Wrote Mother a card. Took Helen to Dr. Lease for her teeth. I got a cold shot at Dr. Swayze’s new office. Stan worked all day at high school on a project for shop class.”
In Muscatine on Thursday, February 21, 1952, Dale wrote, “8 hours sick leave. Still have the flu. Bushery here at supper time. Helen washed her hair. I made out our 1951 Federal income tax return. Card from Mother. TV at night.”
In Muscatine on Wednesday, February 20, 1952, Dale wrote, “8 hours sick. Talked to Hayes on phone, he was at plant. Snow flurries on & off. Stan had nose bleed at school."
In Muscatine on Tuesday, February 19, 1952, Dale wrote, “8 hours sick with flu, but better. Helen took Stan to Dr. Emerson again. Ed Weis delivered groceries. Benson called to say Hayes is in town. Rain & dreary. TV at night.”