“Which breed is your dog?”
The question used to irritate me, because I thought I was being judged on my choice of pooch, till I realized it is just a question that people ask.
I still didn’t have an answer. ‘Street dog’ is inaccurate, because he’s never lived on one, and a dog with a home cannot be called a ‘stray’. ‘Indie’ and ‘InDOG’ both sound like I am trying to create a false pedigree, and I dislike the word ‘pariah’.
I’ve finally got an answer, “His mother was a stray, we don’t know the father. And he’s all ours!”____
2014: The Year That Was