The Catholic girls school she attended for 12 years did well to indoctrinate her into the faith, but did not provide answers. Her solution was to delve into tarot cards, mediums and psychics for answers. Later, as a student at UCLA she opted to major in Anthropology. While not particularly practical, the pull to study ancient indigenous cultures was strong. Their early reliance on spirituality and a deep connection to the Earth for survival seemed to mesh with her metaphysical yearnings.
Linda lives with her husband in New Mexico where the desert and sacred places called out to them. Prior to this move, the author and her husband called the San Francisco Bay Area their home for fifty years.