Several Variations of an Old Saying

17-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today: 

Thursday, September 26, 1912:  Excuse me, but you know there is an old saying: Don’t talk when you’ve nothing to say, so I’ll just change it to: don’t write, when you’ve nothing to write.

Source: Wikimedia Commons

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

To keep with the theme—

Don’t blog when you’ve nothing to blog.  :)

5 Responses

  1. And don’t comment when you have nothing to add? :)
    Hafta say, that “Excuse me” she begins with is endearing.

  2. Very well said…or didn’t say.

  3. Ha, there are days like that here too…good one!

  4. :-D Love those autumn leaves, though … thanks for sharing the nice picture.

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