In Muscatine on Sunday, August 12, 1951, Dale wrote, “Up at 10. Kids went to a show in the afternoon. Had fried chicken dinner. I worked on the refrigerator most all day, fixed it. Helen miserable with nervous itch. To bed at 10 P.M.”
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.