When writing about the past through a memory, is it ok to still narrate over it with your character's (narrator's) experience now. I'm wondering if this context is acceptable. “Ok so question five...” As Jackie began talking, this had brought up an old memory, one I didn’t even recall having up until this point. ---7 Years Earlier--- “How do you do number two?” “I don’t know, go ask Sarah.” I really didn’t want to ask for her help. At the time not only did Sarah seem extremely unapproachable, but I was extremely self conscious, something that followed me throughout life.