Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: May, 2019

Neglect

Cher Madame,You went to Paris again WITHOUT MOI. C’est un outrage.Regards,M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Calm down, sweetie. It was just a stopover. We never even left the Paris airport. We were on our way to Bonn.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,C’est un outrage regardless. Just a stopover? And yet before she left Madame was brushing up on […]

Human Beans

Dear Mommy,Dad said this is a good book. It’s all about your people.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,About my people?Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,Your people. Sapiens. Human Beans.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Ahhh, you mean my people humans as opposed to your people dogs. Well, it is indeed a good book. Are you reading it?Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,I’m trying. I thought I should. […]

Fake News

Dear Mommy,I read the newspaper every day now!!!!!!!Love, Mia Dear Mia,I’m so proud of you! It’s very important to be informed.Love, Carolyn Dear Mommy,I’ll know all about how to vote when it’s time.Love, Mia Dear Mia,I love your enthusiasm, sweetie, but I’m sorry, cats can’t vote.Love, Carolyn  Dear Mommy,That’s voter suppression!!!!! I don’t know why […]

The Spot

Dear Puffin,There’s something I hope you can explain to me.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,I am at your service. What does Madame need to know?Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Well, every morning you carry on, yelling at us to wake up and feed you. So some mornings I get up first, and I feed you. And some […]