In Muscatine on Thursday, September 3, 1953, Dale wrote, “Hot until 3 p.m. and then the hot spell broke. 94° at noon, 56° at 10 p.m. Wonderful relief and rain all evening. Sold Stan’s bike for $25.” My old bike resembled the one below.
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.