Tag Archives: Summer

Not Bad, For A Start

Kage Baker‘s favourite season was summer. It was the time of year when she was least likely to be confined to the house, at school or cold. Days were long, plums were in season, rum drinks grew on every  tree … Continue reading

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The Shape of Her Life

Kage Baker was strongly shaped by the habits of her childhood. She wasn’t a proponent of all the hoary axioms of parenting. As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. Give me a child until he is 7 years … Continue reading

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Days, Quarter Days, Cross-Quarter Days. And Saturday.

Kage Baker always reverently observed the Quarter Days, the 4 great horological linchpins of the astronomical year. Two Solstices, two Equinoxes – tidy and convenient. Everybody knows about these; all calendars show them, evening newscasters announce their coming to the  … Continue reading

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