Monthly Archives: May 2011

Revving Up

Kage Baker loved to travel, but she loved coming home. We always took special routes on a homeward jaunt, so she could pre-select the passing scenery. That first glimpse of home when you’ve been on a the road awhile is … Continue reading

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Time For A Trip Of Some Sort

Kage Baker was fond of charabancs and road trips. She was especially prone to them when she was depressed or otherwise down – stumped on a story, overwhelmed with angst over the suicidal decline of the panda bear, furiously hunting … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Child Is Full of Grace

Kage Baker was fond of the nursery rhyme describing the attributes of children born on specific days of the week. She had cause to be – she was born on a Tuesday, which is one of the favourable ones. And … Continue reading

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Monday Is A Useless Mess

Kage Baker was well aware that any given day can turn into a useless mess. Or that any one of us can turn into a useless mess on any given day. Whichever has happened, it’s  happened to me today. Couldn’t … Continue reading

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On Stranger Tides

Kage Baker loved the Pirates of the Caribbean – the ride, the movies, the tie-in toys, the art. Pirates were a passion of hers anyway – as most of her readers deduced – and the POTC were among her favourites. … Continue reading

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May 21st

Kage Baker would have been mordantly amused at the present Apocalypse prediction. Being an historian, she knew how often this kind of thing had happened, and what the usual result was. She kept a list of them. And while the … Continue reading

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I Feel My Pain

Kage Baker was an intensely empathic person. She was so keenly aware of other people’s feelings that she tended to shut down and ignore them, just to survive contact. This got her a reputation with some folks as being cold, … Continue reading

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