In Muscatine on Wednesday, January 17, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Still & cooker down today. I put seals on in distillery. Paid grocery bill & $2.69 for radiator hose at M&S. Watched boxing on TV at night. Warm today, 50°.”
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.