Monthly Archives: December 2015

December 31, 2015

Kage Baker rated years like restaurants. This year, 2015, would have gotten a skull and crossbones. Only one, though, and lower case  – so, like, a toothless skull and 2 gnawed chicken legs. It wasn’t a vast and evil year, … Continue reading

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Short Circuit

Kage Baker is my role model for dealing with this winter. Hibernate! That’s the ticket. I have a migraine today – or possibly a zombat is eating my brain. It’s hard to tell; maybe I need to adjust my CPAP … Continue reading

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Where The Pavement Ends

Kage Baker said she saw each year as a dead end. Not a waste of time – she worked hard to make sure every  year was packed to bursting-full of work, meaning and consequence. Succeeded, too. No, she simply  envisioned … Continue reading

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A Zombie Story

 Kage Baker:  you may imagine her cursing her lunhs out if you like, Dear Readers. She would be, if this were happening to her. My computer just ate my entire blog entry. I must post before midnights, so explanations must … Continue reading

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Yeah, Winter *Was* Coming

Kage Baker had the metabolism of a salamander. Not the terrestrial kind, that indulge in so many eccentricities of size and habitat – from the Chinese kind that are 7 feet long and look like bloated corpses; to those Lolita … Continue reading

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Boxing Day 2015

Kage Baker thoroughly approved of Boxing Day. It is what the English call the day after Christmas. Americans re-discovered this holiday (shortly after they made Christmas legal again) but not its reason, and have been making silly jokes about it … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Time

Kage Baker once observed, sometime after the 21st century descended upon us, that we were now living in Science Fiction Time. “Writing about my own past,” she said thoughtfully, “is now writing period pieces. Unless I stick some casual weirdities … Continue reading

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