In Minneapolis on Saturday, November 30, 1957, Dale wrote, “Stan went to the train station to meet Esther at 8 a.m. but she isn’t coming, we got a letter from her. Army 0, Navy 14 on TV.” Esther was a girl I had dated in Muscatine.
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.