Saturday, July 20, 2013

How big IS the bear?

So Eco and I are out for our morning walk when a man drives by, stops, rolls down his window and tells me there's a bear eating garbage just around the corner.

I thank him and then I say "how big is the bear?". I guess my first instinct was that it would be better if it was small. The man paused, probably trying for figure out a size for comparison when I realized what a stupid question I had asked and I said "it's okay, he's big enough. Thank you"

Oh my, the things that cross our minds.

As it turned out we didn't encounter him which is just fine for me, I can live vicariously through another's bear sighting! No matter how big he is!


Andree Tracey said...

That's a very funny reaction! I would hate to run into a bear no matter what the size! I admire your cleaning frenzy. It is so easy to bring stuff in, and so hard to decide what to toss out!

Laoch of Chicago said...

It's always good to make new friends in the neighborhood.

Kris said...

Hahaha, what a question! I love your response too. Glad you didn't bump into him!

Little Treasures said...

hahaha,.... the way the brain works sometimes trying to process information! I think everyone would have asked the same in your situation -Is it big?