In Muscatine on Saturday, January 19, 1952, Dale wrote, “Bought car license $13. Paid FPEA insurance. Paid Bloom Inc. Took family downtown & to grocery store. Kids went to a show in afternoon & Stan again at night. Lavonne Owens here in afternoon. Damp & rainy.”
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.