In Muscatine on Sunday, September 21, 1952, Dale wrote, “Nice day. Fried chicken dinner. Dalene and I walked downtown and along the river.” This was before today’s much nicer riverwalk by the Mississippi, below.
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.