This episode is a grab-bag of different items: a recap of PPSM3, some music from artist Leslie Fish, a recording of a mini-class, and listener feedback. Think “Mary Poppins’ traveling bag,” but full of NWW goodies.
Download: Episode 45 – The Bag Lady Show
- You can read all about PPSM3 and find a list of the attendees and sponsors at the official Supermoot site
- Much of the class discussion is also recapped in Blog Post 164 – Superstitions & Omens, Redux
- I quote from Toni Morrison’s excellent book Sula in the class as well
- Here are some of the books mentioned in the feedback section of the show:
- A Grimoire for Modern Cunning Folk, by Peter Paddon
- The Witching Way of the Hollow Hill, by Robin Artisson
- The Call of the Horned Piper, by Nigel Jackson
- Conjure Tales, by Charles W. Chesnutt
- The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus, by Joel C. Harris
- In a Graveyard at Midnight, by Edain McCoy
- Orlean Puckett: The Life of a Mountain Midwife, by Karen Cecil Smith
- Bluenose Magic, by Helen Creighton
- The Midwife & the Witch, by Thomas Forbes
- Peculiarities of the Appalachian Mountaineers, by Ora Jones
- Green Hills of Magic, by Ruth Musick
- Appalachian Magic, by Janet Rice
- Staubs & Ditchwater, by H. Byron Ballard
- Grimoires, by Owen Davies
- Mules & Men, by Zora N. Hurston
- Here’s the link to homemade Peeps candies, as shared by a listener
- You can read more about the crossroads legend mentioned in the feedback section at Lucky Mojo’s website
- An author list of suggested witchy reading, sent in by a listener: Patricia A. McKillip, Cecelia Dart-Thornton, Jim Butcher, Diana Wynne Jones, Juliet Marillier, & Jan Siegel
If you have feedback you’d like to share, email us or leave a comment. We’d love to hear from you!
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Promos & Music
Title music: “Homebound,” by Jag, from Cypress Grove Blues. From Magnatune.
We feature three songs by artist Leslie Fish, from her album Avalon is Risen: ““Hallows Dirge,” “Hymn to the Night-mare,” & “Lucifer”
Promo 1-Inciting a Riot
Promo 2-Lakefront Pagan Voice
Promo 3-Pennies in the Well
Promo 4-Borealis Meditation