In Muscatine on Sunday, October 7, 1951, Dale wrote, “Washed all mirrors & double doors. Rainy & cool. Had fried chicken dinner. Kids went to a show in afternoon. Watched Cardinals beat Bears 28-14. Cleaned the basement. 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.