Getting Things In Order



“Those were my parents’ old friends and fringe relatives,” Ralph told Jane.  My mother had a lot of kin she’d always talked about but we’d never met.  Those folks in that picture are Cousins Ike, Mamie, and Harriet.  Don’t let your history teachers fool you.  In Ma’s world, Ike married Harriet, not Mamie. 

The continued scanning their pictures. “Somehow it’s not quite the same having these pictures online instead of in albums,” she said.  “It’s like what my psychology professors referred to as cognitive dissonance. 

They went on with their time warp, and enjoyed several interesting surprises. 

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