In Muscatine on Monday, October 3, 1955, Dale and Helen spent all day installing five new compression rings on five pistons, and one new piston on their 1948 Dodge. He wrote, “Big job. Sure sounds different, better.”
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.