Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: November, 2015

The Diet

Madame, Il faut dire, Thanksgiving, c’etait un holiday cruel. Yesterday was an abomination. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, I’m surprised! I would have thought you’d be all in favor of a holiday that revolves around food. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Oui, food. Yesterday tout le monde talked of rien but food all day […]

The Lesson

Alpha Mommy, I caught a rat! XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy You do know that’s not real, don’t you? Love, Carolyn   Alpha Mommy, It’s still exciting! XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy That’s Mia’s rat. Please give it to me before you chew it apart. Love, Carolyn   Alpha Mommy, I want one! XOXOXO Poppy […]

Sounds of Silence

Dearest Molly, This morning I heard a dog howling when a fire engine went by. Remember when you used to do that? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, I do remember that! I learned to howl from Bruno when he was still with us. He always said howling was a Shepherd specialty. We loved to […]

The Rug

  Memo to: Mia, Puffin, Poppy and Molly From: Carolyn Who is responsible for scrunching up the little Armenian rug every day? I’m sick and tired of tripping over this mess.   Dear Alpha Mommy, I sat on a rug today. Was it me? XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Alpha Mom, It’s the cats. It’s always the cats. […]