1952 – In Muscatine on Tuesday, January 1, 1952, Dale’s co-worker Rod Mead and his wife Kay came to the house to watch the Pasadena Rose Parade on TV, then to watch Illinois beat Stanford 40 to 7 in the Rose Bowl. Helen’s sisters Wilma and Lela called from Ames, Iowa.
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.