17-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Saturday, December 7, 1912: Am still ailing. Glad tis Saturday, so I don’t have to miss school.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
It’s no fun to be sick! I often do handwork or crafts when I don’t feel well. I wonder if Grandma was feeling good enough to make any Christmas presents.