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Saturday At Home

Kage Baker, though she loved to travel, really loved nothing more than being snug at home. She would leave her alarm clock turned on even on the weekends, just so she could slap the thing silent and go back to … Continue reading

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Home From WorldCon 1

Kage Baker never learned to drive. This was a public service on her part, as her eyesight was poor: she had strabismus, and was effectively blind in one eye. She also felt she was emotionally unsuited to cope with other drivers … Continue reading

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Things Seen (and Seen By) at WorldCon

Kage Baker, as I have often observed, vastly enjoyed people.-watching. WorldCon is a primo place to do that, as so many interesting things attend. It was one of Kage’s pet fancies, that eldritch creatures walked freely among us in places … Continue reading

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At WorldCon: 2 of Who Knows

Kage Baker was one of the shyest people I ever knew. Her premier fashion choice, had it been possible, would have been invisibility. Two things assisted her in dealing with it: online communities and conventions. (Faire helped, too, but most … Continue reading

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A Hundred Million Miracles*

Kage Baker lived in the sure certainty of miracles. That was not a posture  of religion. I don’t think Kage actually attributed miracles to God; I think she expected them as a natural aspect of the workings of the Universe. … Continue reading

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Just The Facts, Man

Kage Baker loved the collecting of diverse facts. Any facts, on any topic. If the topic was peculiar, that gave it bonus points. If it wasn’t weird to begin with, she sought strange facts with which to burnish a dull subject. … Continue reading

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I Think I have a Shoggoth Allergy

Kage Baker was an annual victim of warm weather respiratory infections. She caught colds all spring and summer; by August, midway between the Spring and Autumn Renaissance Faires, she was usually working on a repeat round of bronchitis. She used … Continue reading

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