In Muscatine on Saturday, June 16, 1951, Dale wrote, “Non-work day. Slept late & then took family downtown. Bright sunny day. Got some Father’s Day gifts. Washed living room walls. Watched TV in afternoon & 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.