Example: Yes, I know I didn't wait my turn...
My sister is 15 years older than me and I am 15 years older than my niece (my sisters daughter. SO my sister is like a mother to me and I am like a mother to my niece. I say mother because I do not have children of my own!
Alice came to a fork in the road. "Which road do I take?" she asked.
"Where do you want to go?" responded the Cheshire cat.
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland