In Minneapolis on Wednesday, October 3, 1956, Dale wrote, "Nice day. Burl and Opal were here in the afternoon and stayed all night. They have a 1955 Oldsmobile. I drove it all over. Nice car." Burl Schaffer was Helen's nephew; Opal was his wife.
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.