In Muscatine on Wednesday, May 6, 1953, I drove our 1939 Mercury to a garage for testing and they found sticky valves. Dad rode along with me. I had just gotten my first driver’s license and felt empowered! Below: a 1939 Mercury.
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.