My Aunt 's House At A Long Weekend Essay

816 Words Jan 13th, 2016 4 Pages
Has someone ever had one of those stories or information that gets told and retold? For instance when someone is playing telephone, and by the time the story gets to the last person, the story has changed from what the actual story was. People often do this when we try to communicate with other people, through miscommunication, lack of communication, and peoples own interpretations. When this happens the message is often a negative experience that people can prevent from happening; if this does happen though, there is most of the time a lesson that we can actually learn for the situation.
I have had this happen to me a few times. One that I remember that actually happen this past summer, was miscommunication for an out of town baby shower. I was getting ready to go to one of my aunt’s house in Michigan for a long weekend. During that long weekend there was a baby shower planed, a fourth of July party planed, and also a family gathering. My mother is the second child of seven, and most of my aunts and uncles have three children themselves. In my mother’s side of the family they are at least five different group messages that information can pass through. My mother’s side of the family does this, because they think it saves them money by not mailing information out, and also so that all the cousins get the information too instead of just the parents telling the children.
This time though the message that got around was a negative experience. My aunt that was hosting the…

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