Herman was slowly growing more fond of the plastic cacti in his home. At first he had been put off by the fact that you couldn’t eat them. What was the point of cacti you couldn’t eat? Herman had some experience with edible cactus pads and found them to be quite delectable, so plastic cacti were bound to be a disappointment. However, he had started to notice that the plastic cacti helped break the monotony of his wanderings around his home. The days were getting longer now and Herman was inclined to take a walk in the afternoon. But one can only go so far in a home encased by glass. And so, as Herman wound his way through the items in his home, he found himself alternating between going through and going around his cacti.