In Muscatine on Thursday, April 26, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Bright warm day. 2nd Street open to traffic to Mulberry Street. Bought Stan a new bike, this is his 14th birthday. Got Dalene a new spring coat. TV at night.” I loved that bike!
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.