Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Tree Bit My Car

Kage Baker loved our PT Cruiser. She bought it for me – since she herself couldn’t drive – and carefully added goodies to it to make it just perfect. Chrome, mostly; chrome trim on the outside and wood trim on … Continue reading

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I Need A Time Out

Kage Baker was of the firm opinion that one needed time outs from the world. It had nothing to do with virtues or faults; nothing to do with transgression or punishments. It was self defense, a necessary¬† mercy to one’s … Continue reading

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Today Officially Stinks

Kage Baker would have been grieving today – instead, she’s very likely greeting old friends. Two of our oldest died yestreday, and those of us still even slightly attached to the Faire community are mourning. A lot. Surrey Blackburn was … Continue reading

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As the Night The Day

Kage Baker was thoroughly, blessedly diurnal. Given her druthers, she’d happily sleep in a bit in the mornings – but at need, she was up at dawn and as active as a lit sky rocket. Come sunset she began to … Continue reading

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BayCon 2012

Kage Baker was a very private person. But she grew to really enjoy science fiction conventions. She anticipated hating them, before she had ever been to one – then she attended her first as a writer and discovered how much … Continue reading

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Lazy Summer Deadlines

Kage Baker was possessed of an iron will in getting tasks done. She was a prolific writer, and almost never neglected to at least try to meet a deadline. The times she screwed up were mostly because she had the … Continue reading

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I Need A Mental Lint Filter

Kage Baker, as I have mentioned, resisted taking pain killers because they filled her brain with fuzz. That was her description, by the way – she said they made her brain feel like the lint trap in the dryer. As … Continue reading

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