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Sending Bear Hugs

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

Many thanks to Theresa Strunk from Smiths, AL for sharing her Bear experience with us: “I ordered the bear for a friend/co-worker’s daughter. Her mother told me that the very day it arrived they had taken Carly outside in her wheelchair for some fresh air and sunshine. (She was hit by a car and broke […]

Cat Trees Bear!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

June 13, 2006—Perhaps not since the Cowardly Lion has an animal’s appearance been so at odds with its attitude. On June 4 a black bear wandered into a West Milford, New Jersey, back yard, was confronted by a 15-pound (7-kilogram) tabby cat … and fled up a neighbor’s tree. Hissing at the base of the […]

Quote of the Week – 07.23.07

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” -Thomas A. Edison

Quote of the Week – 07.16.07

Monday, July 16th, 2007

“Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.” -Benjamin Disraeli

Quote of the Week – 7.09.07

Monday, July 9th, 2007

“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” -George Eliot

Quote of the Week – 7.02.07

Friday, June 29th, 2007

“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of the Week – 6.25.07

Monday, June 25th, 2007

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.” -Henry David Thoreau

Quote of the Week – 6.18.07

Monday, June 18th, 2007

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” -Unknown


Friday, June 15th, 2007

Be Bear is for everyone who believes that we are all connected under one big sky. At Vermont Teddy Bear, we believe that our purpose in coming to work every day is to do good and spread goodness in a way that spirals out from Vermont and continues to “pay it forward.” We want to […]