In Muscatine on Monday, December 24, 1951, Dale wrote, “Non-work day. Kids & I went shopping in the morning. I took a long nap in the afternoon. Good Christmas programs on TV today & tonight. Put out presents at midnight.”
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.