Carolyn Holm

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Category: Winston


MomWhere did you GO?????????Winston Dear Winston,Last night? We were at a wedding.Love, Carolyn MomYou were very late. Winston Dear Winston,I know, sweetie. It was an evening reception and then a long drive home.Love, Carolyn MomPuffin said you probably were not coming home. That you were most likely eaten by predators.Winston Dear Winston,Not that again! When are we ever […]

The Plan

Hey Mom,You left your laptop open!!!!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,I don’t like the sound of that.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Now there’s music coming out of it!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,That’s the Tord Gustavsen Trio. You must have stepped on iTunes again. I hope that’s all you did. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,There was a Word file open, and I added wse4r32@ […]

April Fools!

Hey Mom,I turned upside-down and now I can’t walk!!!!!!!!! Hahahahahaha!!! April fools!!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,Dad must have told you about April Fools’ Day. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,There’s a mouse in the house!!! April Fools!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,You had me fooled for a moment there.Love, Carolyn Mom,Oh no!!!!!! The back door was left wide open!!! April Fools!Winston Dear […]


Hey Mom,I found my crinkly toy!!!!! It was under the sofa!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,I’m so glad you found it.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I love our new game!!!!Winston Dear Winston,It is fun, isn’t it! Who knew that tossing a crinkly foil ball high in the air would be such a great game. You are so good at leaping […]


Hey Mom,You called me Snaggletooth!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,I may have. But I said it lovingly.Love, Carolyn Mom,But why??????Winston Dear Winston,Because your teeth don’t seem to line up quite right. Add that to your crossed eyes and ears askew and you’ve got a bit of a comic aspect. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,You also call me Slinky. You […]

The Watch

Hey Winston,Look what I found? Your toys were under the sofa.Love, Carolyn Mom,You found them? That’s like magic!!! They’ve been there all this time?????? Winston Dear Winston,Of course they have been. That’s what happens when you knock them under the sofa. They stay there until I find them.Love, Carolyn Mom,How did you find them?????Winston Dear Winston,Actually, I was looking […]

The Lampshade

Dear Winston,Someone bit my lamp.Carolyn Hey Mom,That’s crazy!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,That’s what I said. Carolyn Hey Mom,Who would bite a lamp???????Winston Dear Winston,Who indeed? Actually, it was the lampshade, not the lamp itself.Carolyn Hey Mom,Still crazy. I don’t think anyone would bite a lampshade.Winston Dear Winston,Think again. There are teeth marks on my lampshade. Two punctures, perfectly […]


Hey Mom,Puffin cussed at you just now. Winston Dear Winston,He did indeed.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,He does that a lot. Hissing at you when you move him from your chair.Winston Dear Winston,He does. But not a lot. He’s just saying “F— off” in a general sort of way. I don’t take it personally.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I don’t […]


Hey Mom,I’m demolishing this roll of paper towels.Winston Dear Winston,Apparently.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I’m totally shredding!!!!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,Well, you are literally shredding that roll.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Shredding is what cool guys do.Winston Dear Winston,If you want to be cool, “shredding” is usually used in a different context.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I’m pretty sure I’m shredding. In the totally cool […]


Hey MomI’m a football guy now!Winston Dear Winston,Because you found Poppy’s toy football?Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Because I’ve been watching football with Dad!!!!Winston Dear Winston,You have indeed. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I like hanging out with Dad. We sit together and face the same way, towards the TV.Winston Dear Winston,It’s interesting that you watch TV. You seem to […]