Tag Archives: The Work

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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In One Ear and Out Of My Mind

Kage Baker gave her Company Operatives the most black and white, intractable, and tunnel-visioned work ethic she could imagine: Nothing matters. Except the Work. After which, Kage then spent a great deal of time putting her Operatives through various wringers … Continue reading

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The Work and Its Ethic

Kage Baker did not consider herself a fan of the Protestant work ethic. That is a theory that subscribes to the idea that – in theology,  sociology, economics and history – hard work, discipline and frugality are a result of … Continue reading

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Never Giving Up

Kage Baker lived an enchanted life. I really believe she did, as her luck was astonishing. Some of that is attributable to her having a will of iron and  refusing to cooperate with the daily ration of shit the Universe … Continue reading

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