Posted on November 18, 2011 by Sheryl
16-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Saturday, November 18, 1911: Didn’t so much of anything today, except to be exceedingly lazy.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Maybe Grandma spent a quiet Saturday reading magazines. The November 1911 issue of Ladies Home Journal had some great pictures of Thanksgiving vegetable centerpieces.
Centerpiece made with squash, carrots, celery with leaves, tomatoes, parsley, cranberries, and evergreen cuttings
Centerpiece made with carrots, cranberries, potatoes, onions with brown skin partially removed, and candles
Centerpiece made with onions with brown skin removed, popcorn, parsley, and candles
Centerpiece made with pumpkin, carrots, tomatoes, evergreen cuttings, and candles
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