In Muscatine on Saturday, February 2, 1952, Dale wrote, “Cashed 3 bonds. Paid Dr. Swayze $10, Grimm Drug $9, $27 gas bill, $6.72 lights. Got a haircut. Dalene & I went to Mead’s after magazines & candy. TV at night; Army beat Colgate in basketball.”
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.