Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Category: Poppy

Origin Stories

Dear Alpha Mommy, Mia says we are all Rescues. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Yes indeed! All three of you are! Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, Why did we need to be rescued? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, It’s a different Origin Story for each of you. You were found racing around a little […]

The Hike

Dear Alpha Mommy, I’m EXHAUSTED. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, I’m so sorry. It was quite a hike, wasn’t it? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, And now my leg hurts. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, I know. I think you pulled a muscle. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, How did that happen? We were […]

Dr. Seuss

Dear Mommy, Who is Dr. Seuss? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, He was a much-loved children’s book writer and illustrator. Why do you ask? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Because you said I had ears designed by Dr. Seuss. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Oh. I did say that, didn’t I? Love, Carolyn   Dear […]

Molly’s Life Lessons

Dear Mommy, When we go to the mountains again, will there be thunder? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, No, no storms are predicted this time. Are you worried about it? You shouldn’t worry. The last time we had thunder you handled it very well! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, That’s because I watched you. XOXO […]

Tigger

Dear Alpha Mommy, You’ve hidden my Tigger! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, You were destroying it, Sweetie. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, I was loving it! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, You chewed the face off. It was looking grotesque. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, One eye was still there. XOXO Poppy   […]

Stickers

Dear Alpha Mommy, I hate it when my feet pick up stickers! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, It’s that time of year, isn’t it? When the weeds start producing stickers. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, They go straight to my feet when we go for our walks! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, That’s because […]

Wily Coyote

Dear Alpha Mommy, I’ve been looking everywhere!!!!! What did you do with our visitor?????? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Our visitor? Do you mean when our neighbor stopped by? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, No, last night’s exciting visitor. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, Last night? What visitor? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, The […]

Time

Dear Poppy, I’m so impressed with your sense of time! Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, My what????? What am I doing? XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, You are right on time when you remind me to give you your anxiety meds. Every day at 5:00! Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, My what? My […]

Game On

Dear Alpha Mommy, Mia keeps playing with my ball! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, It’s not just your ball, it’s for all three of you. Though Puffin isn’t much of a ball player. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mommy, But when I try to play with her she runs away. XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, […]

The Award

Dear Mommy, I won an award! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, That’s so exciting! What is it for? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, You should know!!!!!! You told me about it!!!!! XOXO Poppy   Dear Poppy, I did? Are you sure? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, You did!!!!! But Mia says you say that all […]