In Muscatine on Sunday, December 30, 1951, Dale wrote, “Marie & Susan left before noon. Nice bright day. Disconnected left front shock absorber. King brought oleo margarine. Good TV today. To bed at 10:30 P.M.” Above: a 1951 ad for oleomargarine.
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.