Remember When for Aug. 19, 2014
115 years ago
Susanville residents got some advice about vacations because the medical men of the day asserted vacation season was actually the most dangerous time of the year.
Americans, they said, rush from one extreme to the other as “for two or three months the struggle for pleasure is as intense as the struggle for life during the rest of the year.”
The secret to a good vacation? Take a vacation from yourself — that is, “have a change of natural surroundings and of intellectual life.
“A week of complete newness will be the beginning of doing a body more good than all the medicines in the world.”