In Muscatine on Saturday, April 21, 1951, Dale wrote, “Levee still holding. No danger where we live. Rain all forenoon. I have a catch in the back of my neck. Took a nap in the afternoon. Had steak for supper. TV at night, at home.”
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.