Mama Diaries

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Who is the Banana Thief?

Something very strange has been going on at my pad. It involves bananas.

This morning when I awoke, I went into my kitchen and noticed that one of the bananas in my basket on the counter had its peel surgically removed in one spot, and the fruit inside eaten. It looked like this:


This is the second time it's happened. The first time, I wondered if I had just purchased a defective bunch of bananas. There is no way I would've purchased defective bananas twice. Something is sneaking around my apartment in the middle of the night, eating my bananas!

Who could it be?

Here are the possible suspects:

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4. Other, possibly alien life form?

I have never seen a mouse in my apartment. And I can't say I've seen a space for one to crawl in. But the fact that the peel was removed in a perfect rectangle makes me wonder.

I have seen cockroaches in my apartment. In fact, exterminators came twice this summer to get rid of them. Those little buggers can crawl in from the pipes. I'm not sure about the surgical removal of the peel, though. Can cockroaches do that?

And then there's the lizard. There is actually a family of 5 living in the siding outside of my apartment. Could a lizard remove the peel from a banana like that? And would a lizard even eat a banana? Somehow, I don't think so. 

So, ladies and gentlemen, who do you think is the banana thief? 


And one more thing:

You may or may not know about the upcoming anthology, Voyagers:  Third Ghost. My story, The Ghosts of Pompeii will be part of it. There is a blog where you can learn about the authors and the story behind their stories. This week the featured author is Yvonne Ventresca, the overall winner. Click here to read her interview.  





  

20 comments:

  1. My guess is a mouse. Those little teeth could cut that precise.
    Hate cockroaches. One horrible thing about living in the South.

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  2. The peel removed? This makes a human the more likely suspect. Or, possibly, if you have some other primate in residence ;)

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  3. I'd blame it on your son as usual :)

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  4. Peel removed or eaten? I would guess that the critter ate the peel at that point to get to the soft flesh inside. You just need to set up a webcam... Although, maybe you don't really want an answer to that question. I'm not sure I'd want to find roaches that eat bananas...

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  5. I'm guessing Bubba is experimenting and has a new technique he's been trying out. Congrats on The Ghosts of Pompeii.

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  6. Maybe Bootsy got curious? I'd go with mouse though, sadly.

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  7. Not sure which creature it is. Congrats on your story.

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  8. I'm putting my money on #4, Bubba. He's probably getting a kick out of his mom blaming the local rodent population. I might have gone with Schutz, but I know dogs and they can't exactly peel a banana, but if they could, they'd eat it all. btw, my last dog, Trisket, loved bananas and pineapple. Once, showing him off to friends, I put a small piece of steak on a plate and a serving of banana pudding on another--the dog ate the pudding first!

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  9. My vote's for alien life form. :P

    In all seriousness, though, that sucks how this keeps happening to your bananas. Hope the thief cuts it out soon!

    And how exciting about the new anthology! Congrats on having a story included in it! ^_^

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  10. Surely Sherry it must be the mouse, well that's my guess.

    Yvonne.

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  11. My bet is on the mouse as well. Or some kind of rodent. Commiserations. I hate them.

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  13. Definitely an alien being who is undecided whether or not they like bananas. The fact that they have tasted them on several occasions at least proves bananas aren't fatal to them ... unless of course you aren't telling us about the dead alien you found under the counter where the bananas are kept.

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  14. My guess is the mouse. Interesting that it happened twice. Hmmm... Any mice droppings anywhere? That would be a good clue. Good luck solving the case. Kitchen cabinets and under the sink are popular places for them to come in.
    ~Jess

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