16-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Monday, December 11, 1911: Nothing much to write about.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Since Grandma didn’t write much today, I’ll share some more photos of Christmas gift ideas from the 1911 issue of Ladies Home Journal.
(An aside—I love this bag. I had one that looked almost like it when I was in junior high. I think that a great aunt made it for me—though I can’t remember with certainty which one.