In Minneapolis on Sunday, January 29, 1956, Dale wrote, “I put Congowall on the kitchen wall. Looks very good. Took me most all day. 5° above zero at 8 a.m., 6° above at 10 p.m.” Above: a vintage ad for Congowall.
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.