In Muscatine on Saturday, September 1, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Washed car at work. Helen worse with itch again. Dr. Swayze here in evening. Real estate man showed house to 22 couples. Kids went to a show at night & I went after them.”
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.