The guest list grows long, and Sara is growing tired of writing. Who are all these people, and why do they need to come? Mama is willing to overlook difficult relatives, if it’ll get more attention, and wedding gifts for her daughter. Not to mention trying to keep from having hurt feelings in the family for not being invited.
Get a little insight to the distant relatives as mama gossips about them as they make the list. What does she have to say about marriage? Especially when 1 in 3 marriages end in divorce in these trying days in the 1930’s.
Mama tells her thoughts on in laws. They aren’t family, they aren’t friends, they’re peculiar animals. As practical as mama is, might she be superstitious about a few things?