Monthly Archives: September 2015

Once More Into The Breach

Kage Baker loathed going into the hospital. She said frequently, during her last year, that she was sure that last year was a punishment for her refusing to go in whenever possible. I doubt it; God (especially Kage’s God) is … Continue reading

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The Sticky End of the Stick

Kage Baker loved having had adventures. There was very little she liked more than having a good story to tell, and all our many adventures were eventually turned into stories. She told them at family dinners to make the nieces … Continue reading

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Night Road At A Quarter To Autumn

Kage Baker was always a little apprehensive about the I-5 highway. She liked it because it was fast, much faster than the 101 for long hauls between San Francisco and Los Angeles. She liked the scenery – it ran from … Continue reading

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Harmony

Kage Baker loved music. Most people do, I guess. But Kage was one of those folks whose life required a soundtrack, and she worked hard at achieving that. She said it was because of growing up with cartoons. At an … Continue reading

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On The Road But Off My Head

Kage Baker, as I have often observed, loved to travel. One of the great joys of adulthood, for her, was the ability to just take off at a moment’s notice – out the door and away on the first road … Continue reading

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Portents of an Early Autumn

Kage Baker always mourned the end of summer. Not only was Summer her favourite season, she found serious drawbacks to the approach of Fall. A shirt-sleeve environment, for Kage, failed below 75 degrees. When the crepe myrtles began to blossom, … Continue reading

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