My own adventures with bears are confined to the Teddy variety, who, I’m glad to say, are very patient and don’t go around tearing up the floor boards.

If you are going to stay off grid for a while, will you be out of touch here, or is there a way you’ll keep in contact while there?

Bugs Bunny: "I speak softly, but I carry a big stick."
Yosemite Sam: "Oh yeah? Well I speak LOUD! and I carry a BIGGER stick! and I use it, too!" BAM!