In Muscatine on Monday, March 26, 1951, Dale wrote, “Fixed Mother’s clock shelf, mail box, dresser mirror & stair door & hung hall curtain. Drove home to Muscatine from Osceola in the afternoon. Took Helen to the library. TV at night.” Mom was a voracious reader.
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.