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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.

It was a mucky and murky morning meander.

(How I love alliteration!)  This morning just didn’t go right from the get go.  I got up and heard the weather report – yes … it was foggy, just as predicted, and yes … it would clear up, maybe mid-morn … Continue reading

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A corny love story.

Sharing the love at the holidays, or any day, is what life is all about, whether the objection of your intentions is human, furry … or in this case, feathered. I didn’t get a walk in today because it was … Continue reading

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All the leaves are brown …

… and the sky is gray, I’ve been for a walk, On a Winter’s day. The opening part of this song [“California Dreamin’” by The Mamas & the Papas] just tells it like it is on a gray and cold … Continue reading

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A little Friday frivolity …

… (at the expense of my fine-feathered friends, a couple of Great Blue Herons). Yesterday, en route to Council Point Park, it sure was blustery.  I saw Christmas decorations swaying with each gusty puff of air, and homeowner’s wind chimes … Continue reading

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Fun in the sun with my furry and feathered friends.

It’s a good thing it was beautiful and sunny yesterday, because it sure made up for this morning’s blustery and bone-chilling 18 degree-wind chill and very gray sky.  But all was not lost in today’s dull and dreary day, because … Continue reading

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I’ve walked my socks off and …

…today I reached my goal of 1,051 miles walked in 2018, one mile more than I walked in 2017. My year-end goal is always to surpass the prior year’s total by at least one mile.  I thought I’d finish yesterday, … Continue reading

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Swannabes.

I’m not going to write about today’s walk because it was abysmal.  After enduring three days of ugly weather in the form of freezing rain, freezing fog, torrential rain, then still more fog and rain, I finally headed out around … Continue reading

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