Again the spectre raised a cry, and shook its chain, and wrung its shadowy hands.
“You are fettered,” said Scrooge, trembling. “Tell me why?”
“I wear the chain I forged in life,” replied the Ghost. “I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it. Is its pattern strange to you?”
Scrooge trembled more and more.
“Or would you know,” pursued the Ghost, “the weight and length of the strong coil you bear yourself? It was full as heavy and as long as this, seven Christmas Eves ago. You have laboured on it, since. It is a ponderous chain!”
simply cannot give this a “heart.” Where is the howling and gnashing teeth in anguish button?
We still have mountain lions, coyotes, beaver, deer, opossums and rabbits locally.
Sasquatch is very displeased with us.
Thank you for reminding us of our responsibility as both the cause of and caretaker.
Saw a coyote the other day while cycling a bike trail along a river. We both stopped and peacefully looked at each other.
A cougar was sighted in Winchester, NH a few years ago so they’re not totally gone.