19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Wednesday, March 25, 1914: Nothing to write.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Since Grandma didn’t write much a hundred years ago today, I’ll share an article from a central Pennsylvania newspaper, the Milton Evening Standard.
The nation was moving rapidly into the modern era—people could order butter, eggs and other farm produce directly from farmers, and the US Postal Service would deliver it a few days later.
I can’t imagine getting my groceries in the mail today. Wonder what happened. . .