As I walked along this beach and noticed the first footprints in the newly groomed sand, I was happy they weren’t mine.
I have the same feeling about being the first to lay footprints in freshly fallen snow.
I think it has something to do with reluctance to disturb the neatness and order.
“I’m terribly fastidious. I like symmetry and neatness, but my house is as chaotic as any other family’s.” ~ Kevin McCleod