Monthly Archives: October 2014

Adventures

Kage Baker liked adventures. No, I tell a lie. She liked talking about adventures; anything that made a good story delighted her. She enjoyed reading about them, if they were well-done and/or true: there is nothing so disappointing as a … Continue reading

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Suddenly I’m Cool

Kage Baker had a favourite solution to intractable heat: go to the movies, and sit in the dark eating ice cream for 3 hours. As she was rarely actually too hot, and was always ready to eat ice cream and … Continue reading

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The Green Martyrdom

Kage Baker was a devoted believer in running away. She abhorred violent interaction of any kind. She was rendered tongue-tied and incoherent by arguments, and was terrified by any threat of physical roughness. “I go tharn,” she would say, comparing … Continue reading

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Made In California

Kage Baker was fiercely proud of being a Californian. She loved the place. This rookery of wing nuts on the edge of the continent was her home. She was proud of its fertility, its enthusiastic extremism, its buffet-style environment – … Continue reading

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