17-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Monday, February 10, 1913: Had to go up to practice again this evening. Really I don’t think it is as interesting as I imagined it would be.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Grandma plays the role of Chloe, the servant, in the class play.
Play rehearsals aren’t all fun and games. It’s hard work to practice the lines, figure out the staging, and get it all pulled together.
Hopefully there was a bit of time for socializing, clowning around, and other hijinks.