In Muscatine on Thursday, November 23, 1950, Dale wrote, “Thanksgiving. 10° above today & windy. Had baked capon for dinner. Kids went to a show in the afternoon. I fixed the front room, ready for TV set. I went to bed early.”
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.