In Muscatine on Saturday, March 17, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Took Stanley to the doctor at night for final checkup on chest operation. Iowa City says tumor wasn’t malignant. Rain, thunder & lightning in the evening. TV at night.”
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.