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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 postureĀ  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 BakerĀ 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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June And Other Summer Bugs

Kage Baker hated bugs. All kinds, colours, sizes, and sonic ranges of cries: she hated ’em. She couldn’t even tell the absolute difference between an arthropod, an insect and a bug, and she didn’t much care. As much as she … Continue reading

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WorldCon76: A Prespective

Kage Baker loved science fiction conventions. Oh, she had a good time tagging along when I went to a yarn convention – I recommend the Stitches Conventions for real or wanna-be fibre fanatics, BTW – but she had only a … Continue reading

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Toe In The Water

Kage Baker was some semi-divine embodiment of determination. She won stuff. She worked at it. She never encountered a situation that actually stopped her. If halted in her progress, or thwarted in her intent, she would plan and scheme and … Continue reading

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