On Monday, October 22, 1956, Dale wrote, “Nice day again. Helen, Dalene and I left Minneapolis after work for Estherville, Iowa, to see Lela and Gene Yates. We stayed all night there.” Lela was Helen’s sister. Estherville is in northern Iowa:
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.