In Muscatine on Saturday, May 19, 1951, Dale wrote, “Washed the car. Got Helen’s dress from cleaning shop, had it altered. Kids went to a show in afternoon. Cleaned the dining room. Rain & cooler. Watched TV at night. Card 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.