Stay alert — the bear is coming

There have been several bear sightings reported in our community, and we’re not sure whether it’s one bear who really gets around or several who enjoy traveling.

The size of the bear reported varies, so it could be more than one, but the excitement of spotting the bear ambling through a front yard has been known to dramatically increase the reported size.

Here’s what I know.

A month or more ago, our around-the-corner neighbors on Stewart Gin Road had a nocturnal visitor who came through to sample what was being served in the bird feeder.

One evening, the bear lumbered up onto their front porch and peered at them through the window.

Our friends have a horn inside they can blow, so they faced the bear through

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