Monthly Archives: September 2014

September Going, Going …

Kage Baker always sort of shrugged off September. In our day, of course, it began with the last precious days of summer vacation – then, across the yawning and demon-haunted abyss of Labour Day, school began. That pretty much soured … Continue reading

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The Light, The Light

Kage Baker loved the light of autumn. She loved light in general, being a thoroughly solar person. But all seasons have their own palettes, of course. Her favourite season was Summer, but her favourite seasonal light was Fall’s. Northern light, … Continue reading

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SOMETHING Is With Us Always

Kage Baker loved the past. She loved it so much that she could never forget it, never let it go – what she had once had and loved, she had and loved forever. Once something found its way into her … Continue reading

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Heated Excuses

Kage Baker would likely be disappointed in me. But the heat has just been too much for me lately. Los Angeles  has just completed a week of temperatures in the 90’s. It’s about to embark on one of temperatures in … Continue reading

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Rain

Kage Baker was mildly obsessed with rain. We both were; and had to be. Dedicated urbanite though Kage was, rain was extremely important to her. For one thing, the urb in which she lived most of her life was Los … Continue reading

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Writing In The Heat

Kage Baker enjoyed, and approved of, modern conveniences. As long as they worked. And behaved themselves. She loved someone in her immediate vicinity having a phone that would work anywhere; she preferred that it not be her, because she didn’t … Continue reading

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Labour Day

Kage Baker, like most American workers, had a cyclical relationship with Labour Day. When she was a kid, she hated it – it meant we were soon to be back in school. And in Los Angeles, September is often the … Continue reading

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