This caught my attention this morning as I opened up my WordPress reader. This is an amazing blog if you are interested in the history of our country. Sheryl always adds interesting articles and information to her grandmothers diary entries from one hundred years ago to the day as she posts them on her blog. I have a story about this mind-boggling invention that she added to todays post. Watch for it in the next few days on my blog. Who would have thought? 🙂 Thanks for all the great information Sheryl!
18-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Thursday, December 4, 1913: Ditto.
Is now available through your favorite supplier or direct from
Dr. John W. Vandeven, D.V. M. , Belleville, Pa. 17004
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
The “ditto” refers to a diary entry the previous day which said, “Nothing—That word I have good use for.”
One of the things that I really enjoy about blogging is how I occasionally get comments from wonderful people who knew my Grandma or other relatives. It is awesome to learn more about family members and what they were like.
I tingled with excitement when I read Pat Lukas’s recent comment, and I’d like to thank Pat for sharing information that she had about Grandma’s little brother, Jim Muffly. Jim did some amazing things.
Jim became a veterinarian with a practice in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. …
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