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London Skyline

All Our Photos From London

In the old days, I used this blog to share the personal details of our lives, especially with my family back east. I also used it just to save my memories since I have so much trouble remembering things. I have vowed to get back…

Oma’s Christmas Gift

My family always gathered at Mom's house for Christmas Eve. I think it started from having large sections of my Dad's family to visit on Christmas Day, but the tradition continued my whole life, until even now with our best friends here in Denver. Christmas…
Langenargen Germany

Schloss Montfort

We shipped one of those Pod things from my aunt's house in MD and it arrived safely today. Mostly we sent mundane stuff like the mattress Heidi had just purchased so Dex can finally have a new bed. But the single most important thing to…

Dear Heidi

It's been over a week since you passed and I haven't been able to really talk about it. I have so many thoughts and feelings, it's a little impossible to sort it all out right now. I knew when mom died, you wouldn't be long…
Father's Day

From Bryan to His Dad

Note from Aimee: This year marks the 12th anniversary of my father-in-law's death. I didn't know it, but my husband Bryan has been writing a letter to him for a while. When I read it, I cried. He graciously allowed me to share it here…

Dear Mom

First of all, happy birthday! Normally at this time, we would be sleepily gathering around the speaker phone to call and sing as off-key to you as possible. Secondly, we miss you. It's been a rough seven months since you passed, both for our family and for the world. I think I only have just started the process of grieving you because there've been so many other things to go through along the way. If I am being honest, I have had some anger because of the way your affairs were left and the messes I have had to clean up, but I understand that it was difficult for you to do anything differently. I also feel incredibly lucky to be able to put work on hold while I handle things. But mostly, we just miss you.

Music Lover

Clearly I love music. Sometimes I feel like a freak because of how much I love music. My first job was in a record store. I can't stand it when there is silence in the house; I have music on all the time. Growing up,…

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