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Almost My Birthday. Eek, Wearily.

Kage Baker’s memory had a lot to contend with this week.  Birthdays. Heat. Domestic endurance trials. British television. All these have been contributing to my not writing for the last couple of days. It’s getting hot here – finally and … Continue reading

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It’s Headache Season. Of course.

Kage Baker always associated her migraines with hot weather – late July and August, when all of California’s hills were covered with either asphalt you could fry an egg on; or with miles of the wild oats that have covered … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

Kage Baker’s birthday is today. She would have been 67 years old – eye to eye with 70, and probably complaining about it. I can’t quite imagine what she would look like at this age. The ways I have changed … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Silenced – Even By Me

Kage Baker was often urged to write a blog. She always refused, at least initially. That doesn’t mean she agreed to do it later; it means that you got one courteous “No, thank you”, and then she ignored you thereafter. … Continue reading

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Bisy – Backson

Kage Baker was a salamander. A desert nymph – a cactacead? – or a fire elemental or an actual genie: they’re supposed to be smokeless flames in their natural forms. Maybe a dragon of some sort; she was partly of … Continue reading

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