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Birthday

Kage Baker enjoyed celebrating birthdays – other people’s birthdays, especially. She said it gave her an excuse to holiday extravagantly, without being selfish. And she felt that all and any birthday ought to be celebrated over several days. Years when … Continue reading

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Day 2, Fracture 1,Me 0

Kage Baker believed that the 3rd day of an injury was the worst. She had some logical reason for it, but I think she just figured after 3 days, you reached the nadir of comfort. So she used that excuse … Continue reading

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Watching The Lights

Kage  Baker was as likely as anyone else to go boneless and lazy on a suddenly-warm summer evening. She loved sitting in the living room with no lights lit but candles and lava lamps, idly brainstorming. We would watch the restaurant … Continue reading

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June’s Bugs

Kage Baker waited frantically for June each year. She lived for its arrival for lots of reasons. School was out – an event that carried such spiritual weight for her that she still honoured it no matter how many years … Continue reading

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Up All Night. And All Day (So Far, Anyway)

Kage Baker rarely wrote in the middle of the night. She was a daylight person. She stayed up late to work, most nights: but her idea of late was any hour past midnight. By that time, she was visibly flagging. Her … Continue reading

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May Grey, June Gloom

Kage Baker loved this time of year. At least, she loved the classical weather of our childhoods, when sometimes May and always June were dim and quiet under a grey sky … this is no longer a sure thing, as … Continue reading

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Daily Weirdness, With Possums

Kage Baker firmly believed that the basis of the world as we know it is weirdness. Most human endeavour, she felt, was an attempt to explain, ignore, or encompass weirdness. People don’t usually like it, you see, and they structure … Continue reading

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