Change Is Hard

…but change is certain.

I’m not old

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Katie here.

I’ve got it mama!

One evening this week I was moving from the floor onto one of my beds in the living room and as I settled in mama told daddy I looked old.

Really mama?!

Almost got that one!

I was sleeping! And I decided to get more comfortable. I wasn’t even really awake, not looking my best, not figuring I had to impress anyone. Besides, who’s calling who old anyway!

Throw it again mama!

And let me remind you that you and I played a rousing game of snowball out in the backyard that afternoon. Isn’t it possible that I was just tired from all the extra leaping and spinning and running in the snow? Did you think of that?

I’m a snow ninja!

I thought not.

Let me check out that snowball mama!

So before you go and start talking about how old I am and how you’re worried about me and stuff, just remember I have proof cause daddy took photos. You wanted to go inside before I did.

I was THIS close!

Just saying.

Mama. Geeze.

Got it!

Author: dawnkinster

I'm a long time banker having worked in banks since the age of 17. I took a break when I turned 50 and went back to school. I graduated right when the economy took a turn for the worst and after a year of library work found myself unemployed. I was lucky that my previous bank employer wanted me back. So here I am again, a long time banker. Change is hard.

30 thoughts on “I’m not old

  1. look like a puppy to me!! Don’t you listen to mama 🙂

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  2. These humans have not tact! You’re looking gorgeous, Katie. Remember it’s when you stop that you get old – keep it up Pup.

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  3. Torrey needs to come play with you. She loves the snow.

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  4. You got the moves, Katie!

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  5. You,re only as old as you feel Katie, and by the looks of those pictures, you don’t feel old!

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  6. Love the photos of you Katie. You look so young.

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  7. Princess Katie, I Dallas envy you your lovely snow, Ours has melted, much to Mama’s delight and my anger! And gee, you’d think a doggin could snoozle without their pawrents getting all worried and stuff, wouldn’t you? I think you look lovely and you seem to be having a blast outside. Take that, senior dog statistics — humph!

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  8. Daddy took some great photos too! Just remind your mama that each of us is only as old as we think we are — so if mama is feeling old, maybe it feels better to think you are too.
    I do have an unrelated question – if you get the wind chill temps they’re threatening, how does Katie do her jobs? I mean, you’d freeze your buttons off if you went outside.

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    • Well, on the really cold days, like when it’s single digits or below zero mama carries me (quickly) out to my pee-room which daddy has shoveled, and sets me down and tells me to hurry up. The worst was in 2014 when I had to have a tummy ultrasound and I didn’t have any fur down there and it was way below zero! I peed really fast that winter! Anyway, after mama carries me out there and I do my stuff she scoops me up and runs (literally) back to the house.

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  9. It’s all a state of mind and you mind says you’re still just a teenage princess 😁

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  10. you tell her Katie!!! Actually, Dakota hasn’t been loving the cold or the bitter temps………he will barely poop outside when it is this cold!!

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  11. Cute post! Pretty dog! Speaking of old – my four-legged child will be 16 in just a few weeks.

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  12. You have an Olympic athlete on your hands!!!

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  13. You are looking just beautiful! Great snowy photos! Stay warm!

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