Tempus Fugit – Bahamas Reflections on My Dad

Tempus Fugit – Bahamas Reflections on My Dad   Tempus Fugit is Latin for “time flies.” It was one of my Dad’s favourite sayings. My Dad didn’t just quote Latin, he read it. The man was brilliant. He was a walking encyclopedia…our Grandpa Google 🙂 At least, up until a few years ago – when … Read more Tempus Fugit – Bahamas Reflections on My Dad

My Dad is Off On His Next Big Adventure

And Away He Goes…My Dad is Off On His Next Big Adventure   On February 27th, 2017, my Dad, Alex Pope, passed away peacefully in Linden, AB. My little brother, Carleton, wrote this beautiful obituary for him: In his 84th year, Alexander Carleton Pope left us for his next great adventure. Loved and cared for … Read more My Dad is Off On His Next Big Adventure

MM #5 Shifting Gears

This is the 5th blog in the 2016 Mothering Matters blog series: Shifting Gears: Marriage & Motherhood from the Perspective of a Police Spouse By Jody Laird “At home I was dealing with all things baby, a weakening sense of independence and a hero who needed less noise.” – Jody Laird When asked to write a blog … Read more MM #5 Shifting Gears