In Muscatine on Friday, August 3, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Decided not to buy shock absorbers, too high. Paid Grimm’s $5. Busted fan belt, cost $2.70. Got ironing, took family to library. TV at night.”
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.