In Muscatine on Sunday, April 1, 1951, Dale wrote, “To work at 8 A.M. to 3 P.M. Working on vapor line at top of alcohol column. I put a new water pump on my car at work. Helen & kids went to church. Had fried chicken dinner. 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.