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The Halcyon Days: On Time & In Place

Kage Baker, as I have mentioned before, loved the Halcyon Days. That’s not a generalization, though in these less-than-golden times the phrase has come to mean simply “calm weather.  The OED refers to “a period of peace and happiness; an … Continue reading

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Made In California

Kage Baker was fiercely proud of being a Californian. She loved the place. This rookery of wing nuts on the edge of the continent was her home. She was proud of its fertility, its enthusiastic extremism, its buffet-style environment – … Continue reading

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Spring?

Kage Baker liked Spring. Well, most people do, of course. Winter ends, the snow becomes scarce, flowers bloom, baby animals frolic through the new grass. The earth and air warm up, and with any luck (as Sir Terry Pratchett says) … Continue reading

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