In Muscatine on Friday, May 11, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 7 to 3:30. Planned to go to Mother’s but Helen didn’t feel like it. Tried to take left rear wheel off but broke nut. Bought Dalene a new pair shoes. Kids skating at night. TV at night.”
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.