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National Birthday

Kage Baker loved the Fourth of July. Part of it was because Kage loved the United States of America. She had a deep, personal, everyday sort of patriotism – she wasn’t much of a flag waver, she simply did her … Continue reading

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This Is Where I Came In

Kage Baker always made as much of a to-do about my birthday as possible. Not only did she like any excuse for a party; she felt that the older one got, the more one ought to celebrate one’s natal anniversaries. … Continue reading

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Not Bad, For A Start

Kage Baker‘s favourite season was summer. It was the time of year when she was least likely to be confined to the house, at school or cold. Days were long, plums were in season, rum drinks grew on every¬† tree … 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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Does LA Care?

Kage Baker was adamant in her conviction that you must be careful in your wishes. “Watch out what you wish for!” was her watchword at birthday candle extinctions, on sighting falling stars, or when fighting over wishbones. She was positive … Continue reading

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June 10, 2017

Kage Baker would have been 65 years old today. By this time, we would be as far North on Highway 1 as we could be. That happens to be 100 yards north of Ragged Point – where there is a … Continue reading

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De Day

Kage Baker always marked certain holidays with especial emphasis. The most important ones led to meditation on ancestors. Today is one of them. Today is the anniversary of Project Overlord, D-Day, the Normandy invasion that led pretty much directly to … Continue reading

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