Episode 206 – Mountain Magic with Byron Ballard

Cory sits down with Asheville’s Village Witch, H. Byron Ballard, to talk about folkways, storytelling, magic, community, and “tower time.”

Summary: Cory sits down with Asheville’s Village Witch, H. Byron Ballard, to talk about folkways, storytelling, magic, community, and “tower time.”

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We, of course, recommend checking out Byron’s site, as well as her books including Staubs & Ditchwater; Roots, Branches, & Spirits; and Seasons of a Magical Life.

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