It’s National Teddy Bear Day! Know How It Started?

Yep…. Today is National Teddy Bear Day!

Came to be when… back in 1902…. then President Teddy Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear cub while hunting in Mississippi.   Course… made the national news.   In the Washington Post… Clifford Berryman published a cartoon of the event and it inspired the “Teddy Bear”.   Became an instant classic.

I’ve had lots of teddy bears in my day.   lol… I still have talking “Redneck Bubba” teddy bear… a teddy that recites Our Lord’s Prayer in spanish.    Did have a real potty mouth teddy… don’t even know where he is.    Think i gave him away.

No doubt my FAVORITE teddy bear is the one a friend gave to me this year in Arlington at my brothers funeral.  Her mother made them for our family out of my brother’s favorite shirts.    Gosh… how many times I’ve cried and hugged that teddy bear.   Just love it!!

Do you have a favorite teddy bear?   Give it hug today.   : )

 

 

More from Darlene Evans
Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From KISS 99.9 FM

Enter To Win Tix To Tortuga Music Festival
Compete Against U-Turn For Cash & Car!

Listen Live