Linda (Visscher) Roorda and her husband, Edward, live in Spencer, NY, both former members of the Christian Reformed Church. She is a mother and grandmother, a retired medical/radiology transcriptionist, an empty-nest author, past speaker at a multi-church women’s retreat, now a substitute in local school system. She published some of her ancestral genealogy research in the “New York Genealogical and Biographical Record” in 2004, 2005 and 2008, writing personal-interest interview articles and a genealogy column in a local newspaper. An online blogger for several years, Linda enjoys sharing her faith in poetry and reflections at her blog, “Poetic Devotions by Linda”, and genealogy tutorials and early history research articles at “Homespun Ancestors.” She also wrote several articles for both the CRC/RCA Disability Concerns newsletter and The Network. Her hobbies include gardening, making silk floral arrangements, sewing, quilting, and making handbags.