It was a CNY gathering just for the family members,hosted by my youngest sister at her twin bungalows on the second day of CNY,my family members comprise my siblings,my nephews and nieces (ages 10 to 23),my brother in laws and the youngest being my nephew's youngest daughter, age 2.
It was a fun and meaningful family gathering as far as I was concerned,everything went on fine,until one "funny thing happened."
My nephew with his wife and daughter left the earliest,not long after they left, my nephew called his mother (my sister) and she got panicked, I thought something bad happened but it turned out that my nephew was asking did anyone see his I pad 2.
You see my nephew and his wife purposely bought a I Pad 2 for their 2 years old daughter as gift and I believe as a toy too, now that the I Pad 2 was lost in the midst of the party and in the presence of my youngest sister's house and with the family members as the only guests,something was really amiss, as far as I was concerned.
I did see the lil one playing with the I Pad 2 during the party but I did not care much about cos I was busy enjoying myself and the least I could think of you that it would be stolen.
My youngest sister searched her Filipino's room, to no avail and she and her family combed the whole house the next morning but the I Pad 2 was like "gone for go." I felt bad about the whole episode about this "MIA" of the I Pad 2 saga due to the following reasons.
1) I felt bad for the host (My youngest sister) that such a incident took place in her house and all because of her initiative to host a party for the family.
2)If the I pad 2 was really stolen,then one of the family members must have been the culprit and this indeed is no good and I was afraid that this could be the last gathering for the family.
3)I was afraid that someone was thinking someone did it with all the suspicion flying around in the family.
I really felt bad about this episode of the "missing I pad 2" cos it involved the family and the next day I took my mother out for a breakfast,I just told my mother (cos she was not too happy) that just forget about the incident but she was not too keen to do so.
Let us come clean and let us forgive and forget.
P/S : Good or bad, we are family