Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: November, 2022


Hey MomYou got home late last night.Winston Dear Winston,We did, didn’t we?Love, Carolyn Hey MomYou never get home late!Winston Dear Winston,Not in a while. I hope Puffin didn’t start in on the predator story.Love, Carolyn Hey MomThe one where you and Dad are late because predators caught and ate you?Winston Dear Winston,That’s the one.Love, Carolyn Hey MomPuffin […]


Dear Poppy,You seem to have real preferences about where to go on our walks.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,Oh no, isn’t that okay?XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Of course it’s ok, sweetie. Don’t worry about it. I just notice, for instance, that there’s a corner we come to where I always want to turn right and you always pull […]

Standard Time

Cher Madame,The schedule she has changed. Madame has changed it. All is not as it should be.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Changed the schedule? Of course I haven’t, sweetie! Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Vraiment, the schedule is disturbed. Madame has changed the meal times.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,You are referring to the Time Change! This […]


Hey Mom,I’m an alien!!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,You’re a cat, honey.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Not the outer space kind of alien!Winston Dear Winston,What kind then?Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I’m an ALIEN INVASIVE SPECIES!!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,You’re a cat, honey. And cats have been part of the landscape for quite a while. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Cats were domesticated about 10,000 years ago […]