Monthly Archives: January 2013

Third Time’s A Charm

Kage Baker was always intrigued by the phenomenon of suddenly finding references to a new object or topic everywhere.You know – or maybe you don’t. But it happened to Kage all the time. She would find some new topic interesting, … Continue reading

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Phase III complete

KAGE BAKERĀ  hated medical tests. Nonetheless, she endured with a grim determination whatever was needed. She always said that if you expected medical science to help you, you’d better let it cast the bones and read your urine. Doctors tended … Continue reading

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In My Room

Kage Baker was a fiercely dedicated writer. She wrote almost all the time, even when she didn’t want to – because, she said, you might only get a few hundred words done, but those few hundred will move you that … Continue reading

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Pyramids in the Old Pacific Capitol

Kage Baker adored Robert Louis Stevenson. She adored his writing, both fiction and travelogues – he travelled a lot, especially for a guy with emphysema and bronciectasis; and he usually did it on the cheap, because he was chronically broke. … Continue reading

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Writing Weekend

Kage Baker adored the gracious old city of Monterey. I think if we could have stayed in the old Shipping Warehouse, or the new Maritime Museum, she’d have been ecstatic. I can imagine her camped out happily next to the … Continue reading

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Tandem Synapses

Kage Baker maintained that we – she and I – shared a brain. She was left-handed, I am right-handed; together, she reasoned, we were one fairly competent brain. Our friends and family, I think, were willing to accept the idea … Continue reading

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And The New Year Rolls On

Kage Baker, believing as she firmly did that any good thing was worth over-doing, actually observed several New Years during a single calendar span. There was the birthday year, of course. That diminished a little in importance with every annular … Continue reading

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