Someone at work was kind enough to point out there is increase bear activity in towns and cities in Colorado. Although we have camped in many areas there are bears, we have never had a problem. Careful storage of food, and common sense are the keys, I believe. Now, there is also the comfort and security of the truck camper.
Above is a link to a news article about the Bear problem.
Luckily for me, Mark gave me an amazing gift for our anniversary.