Tag: hey kids — get off my lawn!

Public Irrigation and Fertilization

By Julianne Dalcanton | June 9, 2009 8:26 pm

I live in the city. I understand and accept the compromises that my choice entails. I know that in exchange for being able to walk and bike everywhere, I also have to accept the impact of being in close proximity to many other people, not all of whom I may agree with.

But, am I asking too much to want people to stop peeing on my yard?

Today, it was two fine upstanding young men who pulled their car over just for the privilege of pissing on the side of my garden. At 10am.

Last fall it was the gentleman walking along at night, dropping trou to pee on the bushes outside my kitchen window. Where I was sitting. With the window open.

Last summer it was multiple incidents of my spotting pairs of sneakers confidently walking into my fenced-in driveway, stopping, and whizzing past the front of my car. You know, where no one could see you, except for the person on the other side of the fence, the bottom of which is at eye level.

Hey dudes. A little tip. Just because you can’t see me, doesn’t mean I can’t see you.

PS. Hope you didn’t catch anything in the zipper when you took off running. I hear that hurts.


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