In Muscatine on Friday, May 8, 1953, Dale wrote, “Beautiful day. Stanley took the car for the first time alone, with a date, to a formal prom dance at night.” Do you remember the first time you drove the family car? What a milestone in life!
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.