Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: January, 2024


Dear PuffinI wish I knew how it is that you know exactly what time it is.Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Surely Madame herself knows the time.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,But I rely a clock for that! Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Humans are so helpless.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Do you listen for the chimes of our old pendulum clock? Count […]

Garden Rules

Dear Mom,Why are you cutting up your garden? I thought you loved it!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Because it is winter, and where we live, this is the time of year when everything gets cut back.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,But I thought you loved your roses!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,You are a very smart dog to notice. I do […]

Moving Parts

Hey Mom,I was just getting used to the Visitor Dogs when they left!Winston Dear Winston,I know you were. It was good to see. I’m glad that, even though you were spooked sometimes, you didn’t run away from them, because that would surely have made them chase you, and you’d never get used to each other!Love, […]

Stress Eating

Cher Madame,Those miserable curs still reside in our house. The elderly one and the tiny one. Two miserable curs.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Let’s not start with the name-calling. Mika and Musso are two sweet dogs who are part of our extended family. We are babysitting them for my daughter while she is traveling. I […]