In Muscatine on Friday, April 13, 1951, Dale wrote, “Brakes adjusted & bled, new fluid added, lights fixed, etc., $12.29 at M&S. Rainy & chilly. To store after work. Helen called Mother. TV at home at night.” Those car expenses would be $112 today.
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.