In Muscatine on Monday, December 28, 1953, Dale wrote “Annual leave. Helen & I washed. Stan had his eyes tested. I developed 2 rolls pictures. Dalene bought a new pair of shoes with her own Christmas money. To bed early.”
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.