Once upon a time, in a faraway land, a Baby Mulberry Tree grew alongside a little house. Inside the little house lived Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear.
Many years passed. Baby Bear grew up. So did the Baby Mulberry Tree. Even the house got larger!
One summer day, Papa Bear told Mama Bear, “It’s time to trim that Mulberry Tree.” You see, that tree had gotten so big and heavy, it split in half and its long branches swooped over their house. So Papa Bear got out his chain saw. Whrrrrrr went the saw as Papa Bear trimmed the Mulberry Tree. “Gee, that looks better!” Papa Bear exclaimed.
In fact, Papa Bear thought that the tree looked so good, he’d trim a little more. After all, he reasoned, more would be even better! Whrrrrrr went the chain saw as more branches fell to the ground. “Gee that looks better!” Papa Bear exclaimed.
A few weeks passed and one day, Papa Bear looked at the Mulberry Tree and thought to himself, “Hmmm…that Mulberry Tree needs a little more trimming.” Whrrrrrr went the chain saw, over and over.
Papa Bear called Mama Bear outside. “Look at this Mulberry Tree!” he cried. “It’s ugly and it doesn’t provide any shade for our house. It’s time to chop it down!” he shouted.
Goodbye, Mulberry Tree…I’m going to miss you!