Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: July, 2022

Flu Shot

Dear Poppy,It can’t be that bad.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,I feel TERRIBLEPoppy Dear Poppy,You’re being a Drama Queen.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Why did you take me there?Poppy Dear Poppy,That was just your annual check-up.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,The vet people hurt me.Poppy Dear Poppy,No they didn’t. It was just a flu shot, sweetie. You might be a little […]

The Defender

Dear Puffin,You were magnificent this morning.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Madame is too kind. Ce n’etait rien. Nothing at all. Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Nothing! That was certainly not nothing! Sweetie, we were all quite impressed.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,That neighborhood riff-raff will not come back here any time soon.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Well, I wouldn’t call Louis riff-raff. That […]


Dear Winston,You and Puffin are becoming pretty evenly matched. This morning when you came along and attacked him while he was on my lap, he jumped down without even thinking about it. All he did was hiss.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I really surprised him!!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,It seems that you two are constantly sparring. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Yes!!!!!!!!! Winston […]


Dear Mom,Why do humans throw away old words?XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,We do?Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,You do! XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Which old words would these be?Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Words you get in the mail. XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,And they are old?Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Sometimes you throw away words before they get old. You read and read and then […]


Cher Madame,The mutt Poppy gets les treats all day long. Toujours les treats.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,You get treats sometimes too, sweetie.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Zut alors, not all day long!Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Maybe she does get a few more. I’ve been working with her on her barking.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,A few more? Madame deludes […]