In Muscatine on Wednesday, October 25, 1950, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Pay day. Helen washed. Bought Dalene a new ball. Took Helen to library. Bowled at night. To bed about 11:30 P.M.” I guess Dalene broke her October 23 ball.
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.