Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tea and 6 Kinds of Mustard

Kage Baker loved tea. Not the drink, so much – she tended to have Coke in her teacup, possibly with a nice jot of rum – what she liked was the practice of tea. The afternoon rituals attendant upon the … Continue reading

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Hell Week For Extreme Christmas

Kage Baker worked Renaissance Fairs as both a performer and a stage manager.This is the (abbreviated) week before we open on the day after Thanksgiving – traditionally known, in just about every theatre on the verge of opening, as Hell … Continue reading

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Sunday Night, Too Tired To Write

Kage Baker took it as her responsibility to keep me awake on the road on Sunday nights coming home from Fairs. She told me stories – she played spotter for High Weirdness on the road – she made custom music … Continue reading

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Winter Thunder

Kage Baker loved the San Francisco Bay. She loved crossing the bridges and looking down over the Golden Gate, the expanse of the Bay and the Pacific beyond it, the white caps and white sails and white birds that stitched … Continue reading

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Alone On The Road

Kage Baker was a professional passenger. Partly this was because she couldn’t drive. Partly it was because she paid attention to the scenery. In fact, she paid so much attention to the scenery that it was a highly moral decision … Continue reading

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Making Christmas IV

Kage Baker was always in charge of packing for our trips. It was my job to get the bags in the car and us to our destination – but packing was her forte. I would have arrived a lot more … Continue reading

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Supporting The Arts

Kage Baker was a hands-on writer, artist, performer – as much as she could, she tried to be capable of taking care of her tools herself. Being a tool-user is vital in any creative effort: it’s all very well to … Continue reading

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