In Muscatine on Tuesday, November 6, 1951, Dale wrote, “Stanley is as tall as I am.” That would have been 5 feet, 10½ inches. I had a growing spurt that year; a year later I was 3 inches taller than Dad.
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.