It has been a year

The Recovery Chronicles #17

Donuts Boi! This is my favorite “heart surgery era” photo of me. My wife took it about two-and-a-half weeks after the surgery when she drove me to Hurts Donuts to celebrate the fact that I was still alive.
Paging Doctor Frankenstein: Feast your eyes upon the Cardio Pulmonary Bypass Circuit ready to use. Photo by: Thiruvenkadam from
Valviversary! Dislike the word, love the celebration.



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AE Stueve

AE Stueve teaches and writes in Omaha, NE. Check out all of his available work at