Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Category: Winston

The Appetizer

Hey Mom,What’s a puma?Winston Dear Winston,Pumas are mountain lions. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I’M A LION?????????Winston Dear Winston,No sweetie, you are not a lion.Love, Carolyn Mom,But you call me your Resident Puma!Winston Dear Winston,We call you that as a term of endearment. Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,But I look like one, right?Winston Dear Winston,You have the small head and […]


Winston,When you are in a crazy mood like this, why do you always grab my hand and bite me?Carolyn Hey Mom,Not always.Winston Dear Winston,Well, okay, when I reach out to pet you. You instantly wrap around my hand with claws and teeth. Not hard, but just the same, annoying.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,That’s because your hand […]

Bird Watching

Hey Mom,So many birds!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,The bird feeder is busy today! Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,It’s a party out there! And the little grey bird with the party hat is the boss of the feeder!!!!Winston Dear Winston,That’s the Titmouse. You’re right, he thinks he owns the feeder. And his crest does look like a hat.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,A […]


Dear Winston,How did you ever get so spooky?Love, Carolyn Mom,I’m spooky?Winston Dear Winston,You jump up at the slightest sound.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,Sounds are very sudden!!!!!! And it’s so much fun to race around like I’m terrified!!!!!!Winston Dear Winston,Sometimes I don’t even know what you are spooking about. This morning you were up on the cat […]

The Tale

Hey Mom,I’m an adult now!Winston Dear Winston,I don’t think so, sweetie. To be considered adult you need to act like an adult.Love, Carolyn Hey Mom,I do! And I’m old enough! I’m two years old. I’m all grown up.Winston Dear Winston,Well, you certainly have grown. Who knew that little ball of fluff would grow to be […]


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 […]