March Went Out Like a Lion

17-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today: 

Sunday, March 31, 1912:Today has been a glorious day. Went to Sunday school this morning and to church this evening with Ruth.

I can picture Grandma and her sister Ruth walking this street in McEwensville–past these houses–on a beautiful spring day a hundred years ago.

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

There an old saying that if March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb—and that if it came in a like a lamb it will go out like a lion.

Grandma  and her sister Ruth walked the mile or so to McEwensville twice on this spring day. It’s always feels good when March ends with good weather.

4 thoughts on “March Went Out Like a Lion

  1. It has been a record breaking warm March in Mississippi. Cloudy, warm, today. April’s forecast is cooler than normal. Thank goodness.

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