Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: August, 2018

Dr. Seuss

Dear Mommy, Who is Dr. Seuss? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, He was a much-loved children’s book writer and illustrator. Why do you ask? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Because you said I had ears designed by Dr. Seuss. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Oh. I did say that, didn’t I? Love, Carolyn   Dear […]


Dearest Mia, Are you still upset about last night? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, No, but I was very very very very very angry then. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I know you were. You drew blood when you bit my hand. It still hurts. When you go off like that you are really scary. […]

Dog Food

Cher Madame, Mia has found this interesting box. C’est food!!! Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Did Mia get on the counter again? She is such a rascal. That is not food intended for cats. Love, Carolyn   Cher Madame, Mais je voudrait dire, this is a delicious smell. Pourquoi these starving little cats […]

Molly’s Life Lessons

Dear Mommy, When we go to the mountains again, will there be thunder? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, No, no storms are predicted this time. Are you worried about it? You shouldn’t worry. The last time we had thunder you handled it very well! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, That’s because I watched you. XOXO […]

Musical Chairs

Dear Mommy, Dad sat on me. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Somehow I don’t think that really happened. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Yes it did. He sat on me at dinner. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, He didn’t sit on you. He was trying to edge you off of his chair so he could […]