Finished Margo's crocheted Scott Bear, rechristened "Smacky" in honor of Get Fuzzy:
Too cute-- and the bear is nice too. Naturally, Nick wanted a bear made also, because one kid can't have something when the other doesn't. Bear detente must be maintained. Of course he wanted TWO bears (thus securing an advantage in the Bear Cold War, Reagan-style), but I think I can get out of doing the second. I think I'll try trilateral peace talks, and if that doesn't work, I'll just remind him that I didn't agree to do a second bear in the first place.
Nick wanted his bear to look like Koda from "Brother Bear" so I modified the pattern:
We're calling him "Koda Junior" for now.
And this is what kitties do with leftover yarn: