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PSA 10/11/17

Kage Baker was a Californian, but not of all of California. She thought of herself as an inhabitant of theĀ  liminal zone, the boundaries between what is Familiar and what is Unknown. Specifically, she considered herself a coastal life form, … Continue reading

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World On Fire

Kage Baker was a child of California, all the way through to her bones and breath. She was familiar with the fire that always sleeps just under the golden hills, the embers that stir when the santana winds blow. She … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice, With Flames and Old Cars

Kage Baker felt Summer was the season for fancy paint jobs on cars. She was an enormous fan and dedicated connoisseuse. She especially adored the flames that are painted on to peel back from the engines of cars – beautiful … Continue reading

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Doing Nothing Between Fire and Flood

Kage Baker harboured a guilty excitement about fire season in California. It’s not good when the hills catch and walls of fire sweep down the golden oat and oak covered hills; and she had the native Angeleno’s inborn fear of … Continue reading

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