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He Loves You

I certainly didn’t feel loved by anyone—that is until I met Linda. Even then I had doubts about love. Early in our relationship, she told me she fell in love with me on the very first day we met. I was blinded by that, and…
Steve Schuler
January 17, 2015
Featured 3Memoir

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
Going homeMusings

Ties to the Past

I lost the love of my life to kidney cancer on September 27, 2013. The next several days were sleepless, sprinkled with catnaps born from pure exhaustion. I roamed through our house. Sometimes staring at family pictures, going through closets and drawers, or looking at jewelry I…
Steve Schuler
February 3, 2014
Going homeMemoirMusings

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