In Muscatine on Thursday, April 12, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Took car to M&S Garage to have lights fixed & brakes adjusted. Went to the store after work. TV at night at home.” Our car was a 1939 Mercury similar to the one above.
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.