If Mama Bear ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy. And anyhow, who wants to leave mortar shells lying around the house where the kid can get into them? We’ll see more of the village after awhile. But at any moment, depending on events popularly perceived through the news as well as word-of-mouth, a small local population could turn friendly or crabby on a dime. Al-Karmah is an actual small town in the area around Iraq, where three guys I knew became casualties.