In Muscatine on Thursday, February 14, 1952, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Paid $22 on top coat & gloves, $10 to Bushery, $40 groceries, $19 Montgomery Wards. Snow most all day & slippery too. Stan has sore throat. Letter from Mother.”
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.