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Forestville: Part Two

Forestville, Mi Below is Part Two of a chapter from my memoir. If you haven't read part one click on this link Forestville: Part One. All my writing is dedicated to my loving wife, Linda Lee Bruce (03/07/1948—09/27/2013). I hope my story brings to heart…
Steve Schuler
August 2, 2017
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Forestville: Part one

I haven't been writing much over the past few months, but I have completed a chapter for my memoir that I would like to share. It takes place during an important period of our teenage years. Linda was sixteen and I was a few months…
Steve Schuler
September 18, 2016
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May Flyer

It was 6 a.m. when the phone rang. My foggy brain started clicking off the possible people who would call at this hour. By the third ring, I placed my bet on my good buddy and sailing companion, Jim Griffin. This wouldn't be his first…
Steve Schuler
January 1, 2016
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A Family at Last

When I began writing my memoir during the summer of 2012, I asked Linda 6 questions about our first few years together, the good and the bad. At that time, we did not know cancer was spreading throughout her body. (I’ll share her response to…
Steve Schuler
September 27, 2014
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Shots to the Heart

Long-term relationships change us in ways we don’t understand, or can’t understand—that is until one fateful day when it comes crashing to an end. Fifty years of loving the same person creates a bond that is inseparable, even when the physical life is gone. At…
Steve Schuler
May 12, 2014
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Rock, Paper, Innocence

The following is a thumbnail sketch, or synopsis, of a true life story about... Two kids searching for love while growing up in dysfunctional families. They meet by chance in a brief encounter on the steps at their school. The protagonist brushed her off, and…
Steve Schuler
February 21, 2014
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Not Alone

Late November, 2012, my wife, Linda, was diagnosed with kidney cancer. It was late stage and had metastasized to her lungs. One night, shortly after her diagnosis, I woke up from a bad dream—no, it was a nightmare. We were flying in a small airplane,…
Steve Schuler
January 19, 2014
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Rock, Paper, Scissors

Prologue—Rock, Paper, Scissors  "Hunger pains knotted his stomach and his expressionless eyes stared nowhere. The boy’s dog cowered beneath the bed." Defining moments in my life He was standing in a victory pose on top of a small dirt pile when hunger pains twinged his…
Steve Schuler
January 13, 2014