Monthly Archives: January 2011

Monday, Monday

Kage Baker was largely indifferent to the traditional attitudes regarding the days of the work week. She did have that Melendys-Saturday thing, but that was about it. The whole TGIF, Black Monday, Hump Day cycle pretty much missed her. Sometimes … Continue reading

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The Week In Review

Kage Baker: this time last year, she had 8 days to live. Luckily, we had no idea it would be so soon, so fast. We had come home from the seaside motel, where we had stayed until therapy was pronounced … Continue reading

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Whaddaya Wanna Do? It’s Saturday

Kage Baker said that one never outgrew the childhood conditioning of Saturday!!! It’s the free day, the day with no obligations, the day we are most likely to resent having to do anything goal-oriented. No, she would say, don’t tell … Continue reading

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Star Power

Kage Baker, unlike many science fiction writers, was not herself a science person. Unless you count some of the “softer” sciences (dismissively so-named by physicists) like sociology and cultural anthropology – those she was intensely interested in, and read in … Continue reading

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Where’s The Wind?

Kage Baker liked wind storms. We got doozies when we lived in Pismo Beach. That fabled town is a ribbon on the edge of the continent – a mile wide and 7 miles long, unless they’ve annexed some more empty … Continue reading

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Leaving The Hunting Blind

Kage Baker hated attention. I know, that sounds illogical and unlikely: she was a performer and a writer, and serious about both of those arts. But she didn’t really want people to focus on her. Only on what she did. … Continue reading

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Heading Home

Kage Baker really fought during that last bout of therapy. She didn’t even do it for herself. She did it for Anne and her girls, for her readers, for the dozen ideas she still had in her head. She did … Continue reading

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