Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: June, 2021


Dear Puffin,Why am I finding playing cards all over the floor?Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,C’est le business between Monsieur and myself.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,That sounds a bit secretive. What are you up to, Sweetie?Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Up to? What is this up?Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Okay, now I know something is going on. […]


Hey Mom,Poppy says we’re on different teams.Winston Dear Winston,She’s referring to the differences between cats and dogs. We had a talk about that recently.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Are we?Winston Dear Winston,Are you what?Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,On different teams?Winston Dear Winston,Sometimes. In this household the team thing is fluid.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,So which team am I on?Winston […]

Cats vs Dogs

Dear Mom,I don’t understand cats. Winston comes up to me and bumps me with his head. He does that a lot. Puffin sometimes does that too. It’s a weird way to say hello.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,It’s a sweet gesture! You don’t think so? Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,I don’t know. It confuses me.  I think he wants me […]

Ça va?

Cher Madame,Ça va? Is Madame okay?Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Thank you for asking, sweetie. I’m fine, I didn’t mean to alarm you.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,The grimace, the huff and puff, the gasping, this petit cat was concerned about Madame.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Okay, okay, I’m not that bad. You make it sound like […]