In Muscatine on Monday, November 19, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Loaded 2 tank cars today, otherwise very quiet. Paid $1.08 for medicine at Grimm’s drug store. Cold today, 20° above at bedtime - 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.