In Muscatine on Wednesday, September 5, 1951, Dale wrote, “Sick leave today. Stayed in bed with heat pad all day. Mrs. Hazen moved out next door. Letter from Mother. Damp in evening. Fire in furnace. To bed early, Helen better.”
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.