This time we go through the year, looking at the various names for full and dark moons, and try to come up with some magic that matches the specific lunar cycles.
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Download: Episode 97 – A Lunar Wheel of the Year
A lot of what we use for this episode comes from almanacs, specifically the Almanac.com website (which also appears to have done a full moon names show recently on YouTube) and the following print almanacs:
- Baer’s Agricultural Almanac
- The Old Farmer’s Almanac (the print version of Almanac.com)
- Gruber’s Hagers-Town Town & Country Almanack
- The Witches’ Almanac
Cory also relies heavily on John Clare’s The Shepherd’s Calendar, and recommends a book called Planets for Pagans, by Renna Shesso in addition to the materials listed here.
We reference the podcast Betwixt and Between, and specifically their episode on lunar names, Episode 9 – Gardening, Ungardening, & Wilding. We also have some of our own previous podcasts and posts that might be of interest:
- Our “Looking Back” was focused on Episode 75 – Moon Magic
- Our post on Moon Magic may also be of interest
- We also reference Episode 25 – Divination & Destiny and Episode 92 – Sabbats & Esbats
At the very end, we mention that we were interviewed for the latest issue of Witch Way Magazine.
We should be launching our newest podcast effort, Chasing Foxfire, in the next few months as well.
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Promos & Music
Title and closing music is “Pig Ankle Rag,” by The Joy Drops, and is used under a Creative Commons License (available at Soundcloud.com).
- Billy Murray & His Orchestra – “By the Light of the Silvery Moon”
- Martha Rose – “Mr. Moon”
The above songs can found at the Free Music Archive and Soundcloud and are used under a Creative Commons License.