Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
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InterSpecies Memos

Tag: visiting dogs

Stress Eating

Cher Madame,Those miserable curs still reside in our house. The elderly one and the tiny one. Two miserable curs.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Let’s not start with the name-calling. Mika and Musso are two sweet dogs who are part of our extended family. We are babysitting them for my daughter while she is traveling. I […]


Dear Mom,Having guest dogs staying here over the holidays is exhausting.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,You can’t be serious. Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,I’m always serious. I’m not a cat.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Fair enough. What’s so exhausting?Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,All that defending.XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Okay, I’m glad you brought that up. The cats don’t need defending. For one thing, both […]

Holiday Plans

Mom!!!!!The holiday decoration boxes are out of the closet!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Yes, it’s that time again! We’ll start decorating the tree tomorrow.Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,When we have holiday decorations, that means we will have holiday guests!XOXO Poppy Dear Poppy,Yes, it does! Very observant of you. Love, Carolyn Dear Mom,And this means your daughter’s two dogs will […]

Le Chaos

Cher Madame,C’est tout chaos. Madame must do something.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,Our Christmas Party is always a bit disorderly, sweetie. It’s wonderful to have a lot of family visiting us. Love, Carolyn Cher Madame,Alors, Christmas was a week ago.Regards, M. Le Poufin Dear Puffin,I explained this to all of you. We changed the date for the family […]