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Sunday Contentment

Kage Baker loved quiet Sunday evenings. She most especially loved winter evenings; when the sun set  in the West into the Pacific in a nest of red tinsel clouds, and the sky was a deep cold violet all the way to … Continue reading

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The Tree Goes Up In Glory

Kage Baker kept to a strict schedule of when and how her traditional holiday events occurred. I think it was an attempt to triumph over the  chaos that always overwhelmed us at the end of the year – the holiday … Continue reading

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Aaaand … I Start Again

Kage Baker believed her entire adult life that she would die of a heart condition. She was  brave, and resigned to what she was sure was her ultimate destiny. She was also wrong, but that’s all right. Blood tests in … Continue reading

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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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