In Muscatine on Monday, August 17, 1953, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4. Nice day. Plant running right along. Helen wrote letter to Mother. Helen baked a cake. Stan to Mick’s in evening. Cool tonight & to bed early.” Mike ‘Mick’ Collier was a high school buddy.
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.