Monthly Archives: November 2017

I Am Really Dim

Kate Baker was an indomitable fighter against most illnesses. She powered through most ailments with the steely calm of a gunfighter; no drama and no big deal, just getting the job done. Cancer only got her because she inadvertently died. … Continue reading

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In One Ear and Out Of My Mind

Kage Baker gave her Company Operatives the most black and white, intractable, and tunnel-visioned work ethic she could imagine: Nothing matters. Except the Work. After which, Kage then spent a great deal of time putting her Operatives through various wringers … Continue reading

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Thag You Bery Buch

Kage Baker, being a modest lady, lived in a sort of lace-mitten horror of ever discussing her health. It’s how and why she managed not to let anyone know she had cancer until 4 months before she died. And even … Continue reading

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Perseverance and Other Pastimes

Kage Baker¬†was an exceptionally cautious person. It was, I think, the foundation stone of her writing talent and success. That was because she never began any project she intended to abandon. In fact, Kage would go to insane lengths to … Continue reading

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Resuming A Skin

Kage Baker did not like change. She didn’t approve of most of the change she was obliged to experience, and whenever possible she refused to participate in it. She spent a lot of time online, finding pieces of her life … Continue reading

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SHRIEK!!!

¬†Kage Baker was fully cognisant of the fact that it was a poor workman that blamed her tools. On the other hand, she also knew that sometimes her tools were drunk or dead or otherwise out of her control. Then … Continue reading

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Resting On My Bottom

Kage Baker always said, “Shit happens”. This was not a casual conversational meme; she earnestly believed that, without constant maintenance (and often despite it), truly horrid things happen to us. All of us. All the time. One must simply cope. … Continue reading

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