Hundred-Year-Old Holly Centerpieces

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

Sunday, December 21, 1913:  Went to Sunday School this morning. Spent the day in a lonesome way, any how this afternoon seemed that way.


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

Sounds like a boring Sunday. Did Grandma consider making of the holly centerpieces featured in the December, 1913 issue of Ladies Home Journal?