“Is it time for a new dog?”
“No! Maybe. Sandy was such a good girl how can I replace her so soon?”
“Because a pet is a companion. Maybe a different color or breed.”
“Has to be a cocker spaniel, but another color is intriguing.”
I went to meet a litter that was almost ready at the breeders.
“The mom’s name is Fancy. She’s from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.”
“Looks like she got dyed in the copper mines there.”
“Yes. We named her daughter, Miss Revere, like the pans.”
“I could call her Revi; sounds more doggish. Consider her sold.”
January 4, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about Copper Country. It can be any place, fictional, historical, or on another planet. Go where the copper leads.