17-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Thursday, September 26, 1912: Excuse me, but you know there is an old saying: Don’t talk when you’ve nothing to say, so I’ll just change it to: don’t write, when you’ve nothing to write.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
To keep with the theme—
Don’t blog when you’ve nothing to blog.