The joke is that Mom has one nemesis.
Mom is generally an easy going person who seems to be on a mission to find the good in every person in every situation, but when it comes to her arch enemy there seems to be no chance for reconciliation.
The situation started when Mom stepped into dog poop one day when she was going over the short split rail fence into the park behind her house. She was going out to take some pictures of her two teenage daughters playing catch and attempting batting practice at the ball diamond less than 50 yards away. When Mom’s foot landed in that dog poop, however, the picture taking venture came to an abrupt end. Her favorite shoes were ruined in her opinion, and no amount of cleaning could convince her otherwise. Never really much of a pet person anyway because of