Hi, and welcome to my space. I’m here most days, sharing one of my photos and a few simple words.

I’m a writer, photographer, gardener, and somewhat-fanatical grandma making the most of this season of jubilación. I thought I’d have things figured out by now, but I keep coming up with more questions. I think that’s okay.

I live in British Columbia, Canada with my husband and our doted-upon Yorkshire Terrier, Maya, but I’ll always be a Saskatchewan prairie girl.

I dabble with words. I wrote a book called Two Hearts: An Adoptee’s Journey Through Grief to Gratitude about my messy quest to find a family. I’m working on a second one about my faith and how it works itself out in ordinary and extraordinary days. My work has been included in a couple of anthologies and in an assortment of online and in-print publications.

I think a lot about grace, and love, and faith, and do my best to wrap my mind around it all (hence, the book I’m working on). And the sweetness . . . ah, the sweetness. Tapping out words helps.

I love yellow legal pads, Moleskin notebooks, multi-coloured index cards, sticky notes, and Uni-Ball 207 gel pens. And soy milky frothy coffee.

I’m at my best early in the morning. Waking around four gives me a good chunk of solitary time for prayer, reflection, reading, and writing before I have to do life.

Questions, comments, or just want to say hi? I’d love to hear from you.

Linda Hoye


  1. Linda, I was quite taken with your Slice of Life annual books based on your blog posts. I’ve been thinking of perhaps using KDP, formerly CreateSpace, for my memoir. After my three year battle with chronic pain and facing a major surgery because of it, I’m not up to going any other route to publish. However, I’d like to have copies for family and friends who want to read it. How difficult do you find the new process to be? If you’d rather email me directly, feel free (salice78@comcast.net).

    1. Sherrey, I’m sending you an email.

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