On vacation Thursday, June 24, 1937, Dale wrote, “Got up early and left Osceola at 10 a.m. Mother with us. Drove to Peoria at 6 p.m. and stayed all night.” That was a 250-mile drive on their way home to Washington, DC.
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.