Wednesday, October 10, 2012

More old wisdom on staying home


"There must be some taint of inherent vulgarity about the person who considers household labor a drudgery. The cooking and dishwashing, the sweeping and dusting the making and mending are all but the means to the end of maintaining a comfortable home and home life, and home is the haven to which all humanity turns for peace and joy and comfort and happiness."

a snippet of an article from a 1902 issue of the Progressive Farmer on the subject of women's work.

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