18-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Sunday, August 10, 1913: We have decided to have our S.S. picnic next Wed. So many things are coming so close together this month.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Grandma— For so much of the summer you’ve seemed kind of down. It’s fun to see your excitement about the Sunday School picnic and the other things that are coming together (whatever those things may be).