So I know that I am overreacting. But it is like I can't help it (though I know perfectly well that I can so maybe I choose not to.) SOMEBODY walks their dog around the parish property and EVERY SINGLE DAY lets his dog do his duty (which I am okay with) but the LETS HIS DOG KICK A BUNCH OF MULCH ONTO THE SIDEWALK. That gets my liturgical underwear in a bunch.
But I understand. Sometimes a dog starts going at it before you know it is going to happen. Fine. I've been caught in that situation before. It is embarrassing. So I or somebody gets a broom and we sweep it up. But every day? And not just a little bit - HANDS FULL! And we've lost flowers!
So now the boiler in my gut is in full steam and I start hatching plans. No kidding. This happened just this morning. I see a guy walking his dog up the walk from my office window and I watch him DARING his dog to kick the mulch. (It didn't.) But really, what was I going to do?