On Wednesday, July 4, 1951, vacationing in Osceola with his family, Dale wrote, “Fourth of July in Osceola. Cool, only got to 78° all day. Saw the parade and everything. Kids had a good time. Home late. Fire in the stove at Mother’s.”
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.