Author Archives: Linda Schaub

About Linda Schaub

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, so 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 four 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, though 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. - Linda Schaub

Bleeding Heart #Wordless Wednesday #Live life in full bloom.~Unknown

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Stuck like glue.

This sweet Mama Mallard and her fuzzy duckling, (which I’d like to think are a mother/daughter combo), were paddling around Coan Lake at Heritage Park on a visit I made there last Spring. When I saw these up-close shots on … Continue reading

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Small fry artwork. #Wordless Wednesday #I’ll finish this after my nap. #Chalkyourwalk

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If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy!

We all enjoy a good chuckle from social media memes, tee-shirts … even bumper snickers. I’ve seen the expression used today in my headline countless times. It claims to have Southern origins as early as 1850 – 1900 and was … Continue reading

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My Little Chickadee. #Wordless Wednesday #Black-capped Chickadee

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How to wrangle a fish.

Eight years ago today I discovered Council Point Park. In a prior post recognizing this date, I called it “serendipity” since what is amazing to me is this venue, established in 1994, is merely a mile from my home. This … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2021.

“The earth laughs in flowers.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson. I have always loved this quote. In a four-season state, there is nothing like the early Spring flowers poking their heads through the still-frozen soil and reaching toward the sun. So, when … Continue reading

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Busy as a ….? #Wordless Wednesday #This eager beaver has sharp teeth!

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The Breakfast Club (no, it’s not what you’d think).

My walking regimen not only benefits my health and gives me a year-end goal to strive for, but, as you know, I am a soft touch for those furry and feathered friends at Council Point Park. When I first started … Continue reading

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Vintage Stuff. #Wordless Wednesday #Hey, I remember these things … am I that old?

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