Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Gonna be a bear...

In this life I'm a woman.

In my next life, I'd like to come back as a bear.

When you're a bear, you get to hibernate. You do nothing but sleep for six months. I could deal with that.

Before you hibernate, you're supposed to eat yourself stupid. I could deal with that, too.

When you're a girl bear, you birth your children (who are the size of walnuts) while you're sleeping and wake to partially grown, cute cuddly cubs.

I could definitely deal with that.

If you're a mama bear, everyone knows you mean business. You swat anyone who bothers your cubs. If your cubs get out of line, you swat them too.

I could deal with that.

If you're a bear, your mate EXPECTS you to wake up growling. He EXPECTS that you will have hairy legs and excess body fat.

Yup...gonna be a bear.


Lizz said...

I laughed until I cried!


Shannon said...

Oh, that's great. I'm having a growl week. Um, I'd have to be something that comes back and flies. I think I'll actually research this........

I'd love to read about how you are keeping chickens in the suburbs. Please inspire me! Shannon

Sarah said...

love this! Rock on mama bear!

Katie said...

Sounds perfect!!! lol....

Dawn D. Lion said...

Love it. I think its why so many of us "earth mother" types are drawn to a bear totem animal.

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