Simon loves bananas. With a passion. He will eat a whole banana in one sitting. He will try to get the banana peels out of the trash. And whenever he sees a banana, he goes a little bit crazy. Take our experience on the train yesterday, for example. I am wearing Simon and we are sitting on a bench. I’m reading an article for one of my classes and Simon is content just chilling and watching people. A lady gets on and sits next to us. I am fairly oblivious, but Simon starts squirming and making his wonderful moaning noise and stretching towards our new neighbor. She has a cup of coffee. And a banana. I move the article so that he can’t see the banana any more, but it is too late. He squirms some more. I get out his cheerios as a distraction, but his gaze is still toward the banana. Finally, I admit to our neighbor that my child is coveting her banana and that is why he is a bit of a wreck. She offers him a piece, but I tell her that isn’t necessary, he just ate a banana an hour ago. She kindly offers to put it away. Simon calms down. We end up getting off at the same stop as our neighbor. As we prepare to leave the car she says, “Are you going to follow me and steal my banana?” I assure her that I will try to keep him in check.