In Muscatine on Saturday, February 17, 1951, Dale wrote, “Warm; 45°. Thawing all day. Kids went to a show in the afternoon. Bought 11 quarts skim milk, 93¢ at Pure Milk Dairy. Helped Helen wash. 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.