In Muscatine on Sunday, February 10, 1952, Dale wrote, “Took family to Wild Cat Den State Park for awhile. Bright warm day in 50s. Stan sick, doctor shot him.” Makes me sound like a horse with a broken leg. The park was 12 miles from our house.
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.