17-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Saturday, February 15, 1913: Was so disappointed this morning. Thought perhaps Ma would go shopping this morning, but she didn’t.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
What did Grandma want to buy? . . hmm. .. Teens “need” trendy shampoos, cosmetics, and grooming supplies.
Maybe Grandma wanted beautiful hair and needed Packer’s Tar Soap.