Sometimes Cheats Aren’t Fooled

15-year-old Helena wrote a hundred years ago today:

Wednesday, February 8, 1911. Had some of our exams today. Came out all right in Latin. Our arithmetic wasn’t so easy though. My fingers feel rather tired. Had banana ice cream for supper. Yum, yum, yum.

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

Be sure to see yesterday’s post if you missed it.  Otherwise, no comment . . .

3 Responses

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