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This Time, I’ll Yell Out

Kage Baker had one dependable solution for those moments when the world became too much for her. That was to write. Because really, kids, let’s be honest. Unless you are Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (or on serious drugs. Or maybe … Continue reading

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How I Do It, Now That I Am Old

Kage Baker never kept much of a story idea file. That’s the file where you keep the ideas that might become stories. It’s full of articles of interest, isolated signs or photos of provocatively dubious provenance, and disjointed phrases that … Continue reading

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The Moon In Wine

Kage Baker would have loved last night’s Super Blue Blood Moon. Once I got her out of bed, that is, and she had forced her eyes into focus. Then, the lunar fire balloon in the West would have had her … Continue reading

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January 31, 2018

Kage Baker had been tucked into her big feather bed for the last night, this time eight years ago. She was sleepy but lucid as the sun set; she sat up against her pillows and saw the sun down into … Continue reading

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Revelations On Saturday the 13th

Kage Baker loved the cartoon work of Walt Kelly. She loved the way he drew things, and she loved his peculiar sense of humour, and she loved his particular fierce and loving philosophy. One of the things she loved was … Continue reading

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I Have A Weird Diagnosis!

Kage Baker used to complain when I got sick. Not the mere fact of my getting sick – I was healthier than she was by a long shot, until she contracted something fatal.  Kage was actually pretty sympathetic to my … Continue reading

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New Year, New Habits

Kage Baker always felt that an annual resolution to do less of a bad thing was every bit as necessary as resolving to do something virtuous and new. All Kage ever pledged to accomplish was survival, which she reasoned was … Continue reading

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