On sick leave in Muscatine on Wednesday, April 8, 1953, Dale wrote, “To Dr. Stella for another treatment & shot. Dalene & I to Goddard’s in afternoon to walk in timber. Basket of fruit from Distiller’s Union.” A get-well wish from the alcohol plant workers.
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.