In Muscatine on Thursday, September 20, 1951, Dale wrote, “8 hours sick leave. Went to work but came home. Fred & Jack brought my fence pickets. Helen & I washed clothes in the afternoon & I went to bed. Fine day. TV at night, boxing etc.”
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.