In Muscatine on Tuesday, April 10, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Filled 80 drums alcohol plus other work. Wrote a letter to Mother. Got $4 pills at Grimm’s after work. TV at night at home. To bed at 11 P.M.”
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.