In Muscatine on Monday, December 3, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Rod Mead came to work today, transferred from Omaha. Dalene home from school today, stomach flu. Meads here in evening till 11 P.M. Warm, in 60s.”
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.