Monthly Archives: June 2018

Status Quo Vadis?

Kage Baker always swore that – short of actually dying   she would rest, heal, and return to her work. Whatever she saw as her work, anyway, after any Event so large and capitalized that it had required her to stop … Continue reading

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A Textbook Pain In The Ass

Kage Baker would shake her head whenever I hurt myself  (you know, after the screaming and cursing and bleeding and hunting for the car keys was over), and say sadly, “Only you, you little Welsh mutant.” But really, these things happen … Continue reading

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We’re Having Lovely Weather

Kage Baker really did believe that the 3rd day of an injury was the worst. She believed that – as a natural follow through of this axiom – days 4 and following would therefore  be better. I tried to tell her … Continue reading

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Day 2, Fracture 1,Me 0

Kage Baker believed that the 3rd day of an injury was the worst. She had some logical reason for it, but I think she just figured after 3 days, you reached the nadir of comfort. So she used that excuse … Continue reading

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Accident. With Cheetos.

Kage Baker despaired of my life on a regular basis throughout her life. This was because I have bizarre destructive things happen to me with ridiculous frequency. This evening, I tripped over a bag of yarn, hit the cat tower with … Continue reading

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Watching The Lights

Kage  Baker was as likely as anyone else to go boneless and lazy on a suddenly-warm summer evening. She loved sitting in the living room with no lights lit but candles and lava lamps, idly brainstorming. We would watch the restaurant … Continue reading

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June’s Bugs

Kage Baker waited frantically for June each year. She lived for its arrival for lots of reasons. School was out – an event that carried such spiritual weight for her that she still honoured it no matter how many years … Continue reading

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