Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Category: Mia


Dear Mommy, What are all these interesting boxes? Are there shoes in here? Love, Mia   Dear Mia, No, there are books in there. I’ve got way too many books, so I’m going to give a big pile of them to the library. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, But the library already has books! Love, […]


Dear Mommy, Poppy and me, we’re a Gurl Posse. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, What have you been watching? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, It was something on YouTube. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, It figures. Well, I like your cute spelling. What does Poppy think of this? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, She’s confused […]


MEMO TO: Mia, Puffin and Poppy FROM: Carolyn Everyone needs to calm down. Now.   Dear Mommy, Puffin has been bullying me again!!!!!! He just chased me away from my magazine. He doesn’t appreciate a well-informed cat. Love, Mia   Cher Madame, That Mia, she sniffed my ear and then like a crazy cat she […]


Dear Mia, I’m so proud of you sweetie! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Of course you are! I’m a wonderful artist and dancer!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, You are, honey, but that’s not what I was thinking about. I’m proud of your personal hygiene! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Isn’t all hygiene personal? Love, […]


Dear Mommy, What is this???????????????!!!!!!!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, It’s lobster ravioli. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, It smells DELICIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Okay you need to calm down. That’s a lot of exclamation points for something you are not going to be allowed to eat. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, That’s […]


Dear Mia, We need to talk about your evening kisses. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, I love our evening kisses!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I know you do. And I love it when you cuddle on my chest while I read in bed. I really do. But the kissing is becoming a problem. Love, […]

Plein Air

Dear Mommy, I’m so excited, I’m going to try a new kind of art!!!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Is that why you have my watercolors? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Yes! And I’m going to do some plain paintings. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, And by “plain” you mean…? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, […]


Dear Mommy, Why is this cucumber here? Love, Mia   Dear Mia, I wanted to see if you were afraid of it. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Why would I be afraid of a vegetable? Love, Mia   Dear Mia, That’s a very good question. I just thought I’d give it a try. The internet is […]

Book Group

Dear Mia, What have you done with my Kindle? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Your Kindle? Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Don’t play innocent with me. I saw you checking it out. You have done something with it. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, I thought it was our Kindle! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, No […]

Bed Dancing

Dear Mommy, I love it when you and I Bed Dance. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, When we what? I don’t know what you are referring to, honey. Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, We just did it yesterday! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, We did? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, We did! It was so […]