Monthly Archives: June 2014

Beginning In the Middle

Kage Baker always felt rather cheated by the implications of Midsummer’s Day. It very much is NOT in the middle of summer; in fact, it’s technically the first day of the season. It’s the summer solstice, which is wonderful – … Continue reading

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Midsummer Night’s Eve

Kage Baker loved Shakespeare – all of his work. She was particularly fond of the plays, because ol’ Willy was such a superb dialogue writer – under the Elizabethan parlance and grammar (which Kage learned incredibly well) is an outstanding … Continue reading

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On The Road With Kohlrabi

Kage Baker was adamant that every writer needed access to an utterly inviolable space. If you were lucky enough to have a spare room, or a livable attic, or a tree house, or a disused camper shell in the backyard … Continue reading

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June 10th

Kage Baker would have been 62 years old today. That would have made her 2 years older than me for the next 3 weeks – there was a year and 20 days between her and me. And by long-standing tradition, … Continue reading

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Success: It Smells Like Sleep

Kage Baker would be thrilled. The CPAP mask stops me snoring. Mind you, Dear Readers, the respiratory techs were at pains to tell me that no more snoring is a mere side effect, not the point of the mask. Apparently … Continue reading

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Commencing CPAP

Kage Baker was familiar with various breathing aids. As you get older, you either need something yourself or someone you know finds themselves hooked up to the tanks and tubes of assisted respiration. She quite hated the idea of something … Continue reading

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Breathing Uneasily

Kage Baker belonged to that school of thought that believes in metaphysical sensors and alarms. You know, the ones that go off, usually in inanimate objects, as soon as a large sum of money comes one’s way. Tax returns, lottery … Continue reading

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