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About lindasschaub

This is my first blog and I enjoy writing each and every post immensely. I started a walking regimen in 2011 and decided to create a blog as a means of memorializing the people, places and things I see on my daily walks. I have always enjoyed people watching, and so my blog is peppered with folks I meet, or reflections of characters I have known through the years. Often something piques my interest, or evokes a pleasant memory from my memory bank, and this becomes a “slice o’ life” blog post that day. I respect and appreciate nature and my interaction with Mother Nature’s gifts is also a common theme. Sometimes the most-ordinary items become fodder for points to ponder over and touch upon. My career has been in the legal field and I have been a legal secretary for over three decades, primarily working in downtown Detroit, and now working from my home. I graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in print journalism in 1978, although I’ve never worked in that field. I like to think this blog is the writer in me finally emerging!! Walking and writing have met and shaken hands and the creative juices are flowing once again in Walkin’, Writin’, Wit & Whimsy – hope you think so too.

The Sass Menagerie.

On the heels of the robin debacle yesterday, I sure wasn’t looking forward to seeing what progress my fractious feathered friend(s) made in the past 24 hours, so I procrastinated going to the front door this morning. As has been … Continue reading

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Tuesday Musings.

Easter Sunday is almost here, though it’s hard to imagine little kids crawling around on the soggy ground searching for eggs or candy treasures in their Sunday finest.  It is still very chilly and rainy here in Southeast Michigan, but, … Continue reading

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“B” is for “biting the bullet” and …

… a host of other things that I’ll discuss later. Just BEAR with me okay? It was with a lot of trepidation that I decided to tread into Gutenberg, the much-ballyhooed new editor for WordPress, though, if I’d have had … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue …

… especially when it comes to peanuts. The collection of photos in today’s post are from last Sunday when I was amblin’ and ramblin’ around Council Point Park for almost three hours.  It wasn’t the prettiest of days, but at … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for sneezin’ and freezin’.

As to Spring – we’re not there yet folks, contrary to the fact that I’ve been sneezing my head off, despite decades of allergy shots and popping an OTC Alavert every morning before I head outside.  Right now the pollen … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning (and Preening).

It’s that time of year to clear out the cobwebs, destroy the dust bunnies and revitalize your abode, now that Winter is hopefully in the rear-view mirror. Please don’t forget your brain needs a little airing out too … at … Continue reading

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Slightly Askew.

I was happy to hear we would have two nice days for our weekend, with just a bit of rain late Sunday afternoon to mar the great forecast.  The weatherman said we’d hit 65 degrees F (18 C) today.  “Right” … Continue reading

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