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Boxing Day

Kage Baker always planned for a quiet, insular Boxing Day. Traditionally, in its homeland of Merrie Olde England, Boxing Day was the day employers gave presents to their employees – especially household servants. Those were ordinarily loftovers of food and … Continue reading

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The Day Itself

Kage Baker actually enjoyed Christmas Day. Hip-deep in family, noise and kitchen disasters though she usually was, she enjoyed the mad whirl of The Day. Even on years when we got up at 3 AM to drive to Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Kage Baker liked to retreat on Christmas Eve. It was time to fort up, she said, as early in the day as you could manage it. Ideally, one didn’t have to work; on years when we did, we headed home … Continue reading

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