In Minneapolis on Friday, January 27, 1961, Dale wrote, "20° below at 7 a.m. No snow. I took Helen to the library after work. Dalene went to a dance with John at night.” Above: Dalene and John Laufers dressed for a prom the previous year.
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.