Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: January, 2016


  Today’s post is dedicated to the memory of Regina Tardin.   Dear Mommy, When Mika was visiting she bragged about her Instagram account. She has followers! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Mika does have followers. She’s a Corgi and people go nuts over Corgis. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, I want followers!!!! I should […]

The Measuring Cup

Cher Madame, Pour le New Year, je fis une résolution. Mais il faut point out that Madame has not kept up her end of la résolution. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, My end? Now what are you complaining about? Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Ma résolution. Tout le monde makes les résolutions. Most […]

Tiny Tina

Dear Alpha Mom, Tiny Tina wants to know when she’s going to class. What class is that? Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, Tina models for my after-school art class. I let the kids draw an actual live model. Who just happens to be a bantam hen. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, I […]

The Visitor

Memo to: Molly, Poppy, Mia and Puffin From: The Management My daughter’s dog Mika will be visiting us for two weeks. I hope you will all make this a good experience for her while we babysit her.   Cher Madame, Cette Mika, quelle horreur! We pauvre cats must spend les deux weeks frightened and threatened. […]


Dear Alpha Mommy, Mia says we were supposed to celebrate the New Year last night with champagne. We didn’t have any champagne! Did we mess up the New Year?????? XOXOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Don’t worry about it, sweetie. Mia is referring to a human tradition. Alpha Dad and I were careful to have enough champagne […]