In Muscatine on Sunday, February 24, 1952, Dale wrote, “Lazy day, resting. I got a sick leave slip signed by Dr. Swayze in the morning. Had roast beef dinner. Dalene played out doors.” Dale had the flu.
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.