In Muscatine on Tuesday, December 18, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Olsgaard back again. Trouble with vodka - proof too high. Stanley went to high school at night for chorus party. Near zero weather & lots of snow.”
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.