Monthly Archives: January 2011

January 31st

Kage Baker died a year ago today – January 31st, at 1:15 in the morning. I haven’t said all I need to say about her, not by a long shot – but the worst year of my life is over; … Continue reading

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January 30th

Kage Baker spent the last day of her life in a tremendously good mood. I can’t think of a much better way to spend it, than happy and with your family. I ought to leave today’s entry at that. But … Continue reading

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Saturday – January 29th

Kage Baker was especially busy this day a year ago. True, she was confined to bed and asleep a lot of the time – but when you are dying, finding a comfortable place in bed and getting some sleep is … Continue reading

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There Was A Tulip

Kage Baker was a great gardener. She could grow almost anything except zinnias. Don’t know why those would not grow – zinnias are tough, usually – but she could not get them to thrive, anywhere we ever lived. Which was … Continue reading

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Romantic Times In Los Angeles

Kage Baker won several awards the year she died. Some of them were undoubtedly subtly influenced by the fact that she was dead – as an historian and an artist, Kage was quite aware that dying always boosts an artist’s … Continue reading

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Through A Prism

Kage Baker was a natural analyst. She subjected the world to some kind of personal cladistics in her head, and re-assigned its parts into new and more detailed relationships. She was a human prism, breaking white light into its components. … Continue reading

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Early Closing

Kage Baker … where do I go from here today? I honestly don’t know. I need to write, because I must finish Who We Did On Our Summer Holidays and send it to Kage’s agent by the end of Monday … Continue reading

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