In Muscatine on Monday, March 19, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8:30 to 5. 1° above zero this morning. Sent for dishes from Helzberg’s in Des Moines. Wrote letter to Mother. Business Mens Assurance paid me $100 for Dr. Swayze, $10 for Carlson, $30.25 on hospital bill.”
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.