Monthly Archives: May 2019

The Joys of Weather Cycles

Kage Baker would be so delighted with the weather this year. Our late, wet Spring is slowly maturing into a sweet Summer, as full of mild dawns and dew falls as any story we read as children. The air is … Continue reading

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Last Notes on BayCon From The Ruins of My Mind

Kage Baker was given to truly abysmal migraines. While most of them were untriggered and just appeared out of the blue, she got them often enough after strain and effort that she developed a philosophy about them. I’m just glad … Continue reading

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Monday: Memorial Day

Kage Baker hated travelling on holiday weekends, particularly Memorial Day. The traffic scared her – she always worried we would be run over by an 18-wheeler – and even when the traffic wasn’t bad, the possibility frazzled her nerves. I … Continue reading

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Sunday: BayCon 3

Kage Baker┬ánever minded the mad dashes between panel locations at Cons. They are necessitated by the practice of using every available meeting room for different panels and activities. She had learned how to teach on the run at Renaissance Faires, … Continue reading

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Saturday: BayCon2

Kage Baker loved the hall shows at conventions. Costumes abound, and she enjoyed the beauty, ingenuity and engineering skill that went into them. Yes, she had spent the majority of her own life in costumes; but her’s were always of … Continue reading

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Friday Night: BayCon I

Kage Baker quite liked the Marriott in San Mateo. Despite its many physical peculiarities, it is a comfortable hotel. Best of all in its favour: the staff finds the convention attendees amusing, and works hard to make u comfortable. But … Continue reading

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The Road Is Calling Me-eee-eee-eee, eee-eee-eee

Kage Baker really enjoyed going to conventions. She had a meticulous packing routine, special music for the road, and had always scoped out the on-site bar and restaurant so as to plan her meals and aperitifs ahead. (For example, she … Continue reading

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