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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.

No flurries, no worries ….

… or so I thought. I was excited to head out this morning.  The moon and stars seemed to be in alignment … no snow, ice, bitter cold, freezing rain or wind to contend with … a win-win situation, or … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just have to stop and smell …

… the roses,  as that old cliché tells us. But, for my furry friends … it is all about the peanuts. I feel badly I’ve not been to Council Point Park since last Sunday following my two River treks.  In … Continue reading

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My heart’s desire.

This is a selfie of me, your roving reporter, about to head out the door.  I’ve got my coat on, even a snazzy beret, but no footwear, er … paw wear.  Hmm – decision, decisions.  Do I wear shoes, snow … Continue reading

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It’s my 6th “blogiversary” today!

It was a cold and snowy day when my fingers flew over the keyboard to create and launch that initial labor of love.  I just went back and did a word count and that first post was 2,195 words.  Well, … Continue reading

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Shiver on the River.

Well, I wish I could say I coined this title, but “Shiver on the River” is an annual event held the first Saturday in February here in Southeast Michigan.  Its purpose is to lure people to the Detroit River to … Continue reading

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Squirrels, sunshine and Saturday bliss.

We couldn’t have asked for a brighter or more beautiful Saturday, despite the fact that it was only 13 degrees F (-10C) with a “real feel” of -5 degrees F (-20C) and it was windy to boot.  I bundled up … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity.

Mother Nature has been a bit of a drama queen lately. Perhaps my favorite meteorologist, Paul Gross, said it best in the first line of today’s forecast: DETROIT – Last night’s cold front sure created some weather whiplash. He’s right … Continue reading

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