Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: July, 2014

The Burglar

Dearest Molly, We will be going away for the weekend. But there is nothing for you to worry about. Regina will come by several times a day to take care of all of you. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, Thank god it will be Regina. She’s family. We love her. I am so worried […]


  Dear Mia, We need to have a conversation about what just happened. I get that you are sensitive, but you need to pull it together. Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Is this about the scratch? Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Honey, this wasn’t just a scratch. This was an episode of psychotic rage. Carolyn   […]


  Bonjour Madame, Je vous en prie, could you find it in yourself to bring the bird feeder indoors so that we could have the chickadees inside? Merci! Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, No. Sincerely, Carolyn   Bonjour Madame, Ma vie est plein d’ennui. Boring boring boring. Toujours la même chose.   Just open […]

The Patriot

  Dear Alpha Mom, I’m worried we’re all going to die. Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, Oh dear, what now? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, This is a dangerous time of year. Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, For any particular reason?  Or are you just worrying in general? Love, Carolyn […]