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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.

Oops, I did it again!

Today I completed my fourth 5K run/walk event in four weeks.  It was the first time that I have ever done back-to-back 5K events.  This 5K started at 8:00 a.m. and is about 5 miles away.  I concede that I’m … Continue reading

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More miles and smiles.

So today was another 5K event for me.   This was the 4th Annual “Rails Rally” which registration fees support the Lincoln Park Schools Education Foundation.  This is the third year I registered for this event, but only the second time … Continue reading

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Today was a SUNsational day!

But, there is no rhyme or reason to this season.  I listened to the weather before my morning departure – 55 degrees F (13 C), so I dressed for 55 degrees.  The weatherman even said it was coolish out due … Continue reading

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The Bird is the Word.

I have enjoyed birds for many years, from the parakeets and canaries who were beloved pets, to the backyard birds that would line up on the chain-link fence every morning all year around to await their breakfast. In the Summer … Continue reading

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Got treats?

I have not written about Mr. Mute Swan in a while, and his unexpected presence on an early Sunday morning of Memorial Day weekend, gives me the perfect opportunity to do so. First off, I have been walking at Council … Continue reading

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Loosey goosies.

Thank goodness the month of May is in the rear view mirror, though June didn’t begin all that great either.  I had some computer issues at work Wednesday and Thursday thanks to Comcast (I was blacklisted at the work site … Continue reading

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Express yourself!

Here it is, the last day of May, 2019 and a mere seven more months to reach my goal.  So, I’m just like this girl featured above, trying to get my steps in and keep a smile on my face … Continue reading

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