In Muscatine on Sunday, July 12, 1953, Dale wrote, “44 years old today. Took the family for a ride in a 1949 Buick. Rested all day. Watched TV at night.” Happy birthday, Dad. He was always hankering after a different car.
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.