Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Tag: humor

New Music

Dear Mommy, I’m a musician now. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, In what way are you a musician? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, You sound surprised.  You shouldn’t be surprised about my music.  I’m an artist and a dancer.  Music follows naturally. Love, Mia   Dear Mia I’m not surprised.  In fact I think that’s […]

The Refill

Dear Alpha Mom, Please, my food bowl needs kibble. Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, It has food in it.  Just take a look. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, I did.  It really needs kibble.  Please. Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, I’m pretty sure it doesn’t. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha […]

Due North

Dearest Molly, I heard on NPR that dogs face North when they poop.  Do you know anything about that? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, Ohmygod NO! Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, Today on our walk when you pooped you were facing West.  Distinctly West. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, I did […]


Bonjour Madame, I have un question.  Did Madame buy us? Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, No, you were all rescued.  Though Molly and Mia had rescue group fees. Sincerely, Carolyn   Bonjour Madame, What did you pay for moi? Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, We didn’t get you from a rescue […]

Shaking It

Dear Mommy, There’s a song about me!!!! It’s called Blurred Lines.  I’ve created a dance for it. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Oh dear. What makes you think it’s about you? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, He says “You’re an animal”.  Check.  “You are the hottest bitch in the place.”  Check.  And “You’re a good […]

Je Suis Français

Memo to:  Madame From:  M. Le Poufin You’ll notice I’ve changed my name.  I have discovered I am French.  Je suis Français.  So please start calling me Monsieur Le Poufin.  And greet me in the morning with a polite “Bonjour Monsieur!”  And then feed me at once.  Avec toute vitesse. Regards, M. Le Poufin   To […]


    Dear Alpha Mom, While you were gone the UPS man came and rang the doorbell.  I yelled at him while the rest of the pack ran and hid upstairs.  I’ll be glad when you get home. Your Best Dog, Molly   Dear Alpha Mom, You’ve been out for a long time.  But don’t […]

Mia's Art Installation

Art Installation

Dear Mommy, I’ve left a little surprise upstairs for you. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, No!  Is this about the litter box?  Because I was just going to clean it!!! Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, Don’t worry, it’s not anything gross like that.  It is art!!!! Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Thank god it’s just […]