19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Sunday, April 19, 1914: Was storm staid at church this afternoon. Had on a pair of new shoes and no rubbers, but managed to get home all the same.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
I hope your shoes weren’t ruined. Do your feet ache from walking home with wet feet? Maybe you’d feel better if you soaked your feet in TIZ.