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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.

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat …

Our Southeast Michigan weather is so fickle … today it will climb to 48 degrees F, and it has been raining off and on all day.  On Thanksgiving, I trekked around Council Point Park for six miles, and, when I … Continue reading

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Now the holiday season is in full gear.

November blitzed by and all of a sudden Thanksgiving was here.  It seemed like we were just celebrating Halloween and suddenly the stores were infiltrated by Christmas decorations and goodies.  Then people were talkin’ turkey.  That’s because 2018 is one … Continue reading

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Eat, Eat and Be Squirrelly. 

Well, maybe I am the squirrelly one because I found my fingers typing THAT headline instead of “eat, drink and be merry” … hmm, feet and fingers, please don’t fail me now!  Perhaps my fingers are still frozen from this … Continue reading

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It was a footrace between Mother Nature and me this morning …

… but I got into the “W” column for a change.  The online weather forecast predicted snow showers, and even squalls, for 8:00 a.m. and again at 10:00 a.m. – so, I wondered “will it be too slick to get … Continue reading

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Fat-Bottomed Squirrels.

I originally planned to call this post “Do all those peanuts make my butt look big?” but, with the recent release of the movie about the rock group Queen, I’ve been hearing snippets of their greatest hits – one of … Continue reading

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Today was “National Take a Hike Day” …

… so I did just that! I added six more miles onto my 2018 tally, leaving me only 41 more miles to go before I reach my goal. You’re saying to yourself “well why was Linda worried about meeting her … Continue reading

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Grrrr … griping about graupel.

Yesterday’s walk was wonderful – it put a smile on my face. But today’s trek was just the pits – it put a frown on my face. Originally, the sleety precip was slated for tonight, but then it kept getting … Continue reading

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