In Muscatine on Wednesday, September 26, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. One man short today. I took out 103 barrels & worked in ER in afternoon. Pay day. Christensen phoned in evening for visit. Watched TV at night. Rain & windy.”
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.