18-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Saturday, January 31, 1914: This day presented a swelled appearance. First it rained and then rained some more until at last all these little streamlets around here just had to spread out and get big.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Brrr. . . it sounds like a cold, wet, miserable rain. Did it rain enough to cause some minor flooding?
I hope that Grandma had a good raincoat. I bet she wished that she had a stylish raincoat—like a Kenyon.