On Tuesday, December 25, 1951, Dale wrote, “Christmas in Muscatine at 505 East 7th Street. We had a nice Christmas and roast duck for dinner. Watched TV in afternoon and evening. Kids had fun with dart game.” Merry Christmas!
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.