Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Heat Broken, Weather Fixed

Kage Baker considered it a great good fortune in her life that she was born in an English-speaking country. It wasn’t chauvinism, or even patriotism; there are better ways to practice one’s patriotism, and she figured that paying her taxes … Continue reading

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Rain

Kage Baker was mildly obsessed with rain. We both were; and had to be. Dedicated urbanite though Kage was, rain was extremely important to her. For one thing, the urb in which she lived most of her life was Los … Continue reading

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Labour Day

Kage Baker, like most American workers, had a cyclical relationship with Labour Day. When she was a kid, she hated it – it meant we were soon to be back in school. And in Los Angeles, September is often the … Continue reading

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And Now, (Not) The News

Kage Baker hated the news. By which, she meant the institutionalized, formulaic, on-every-day-at-6PM news that came between afternoon cartoons and prime time television. Also, the current events in the daily newspaper – or twice dailies, when we were kids and … Continue reading

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