18-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Tuesday, December 2, 1913:
Now if I was an energetic girl, I’d have these pages filled with things overflowing of great doings, but alas and alack, it’s actually the reverse.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Don’t be so hard on yourself, you have the diary blues—today people talk about the blogging blues when they struggle to come up with things to write.