The 2nd Annual Pagan Podkin Supermoot was held on the weekend of September 15-18 in Salem, Massachussetts. Several of the podcasters arrived early or stayed late, and while there are a lot of pictures floating around, hopefully this selection will let you see what an amazing weekend it was. The podcasters who were there were:
Velma Nightshade from WitchesBrewHaHa
Gillian Chase from Iron Powaqa
Mojo and Sparrow from The Wigglian Way
Saturn Darkhope from Pennies in the Well
Sonoran Green from Pagan in Portland
Oraia Sphynx from Media Astra Ac Terra
Peter Paddon from The Crooked Path
Cory and Laine from New World Witchery
Scarlet Walker from Lakefront Pagan Voice
GreyWolf MoonSong from Pagan Heart in Maine
On Thursday night, a few of the podcasters who were already in town drove up to New Hampshire and hung out with Dee and Jasper at Pagan FM.
Gillian, Velma, Dee, Peter and Greywolf
Friday we went in to Salem for a leisurely day of wandering, shopping and for some of us, tattooing!
All the Canadians got witch tattoos at Witch City Ink
Mojo enjoying a can of champagne at the Lobster Shanty
Velma, Scarlet and Gillian at the Old Burying Point Cemetary
Friday night we all met up at Salem Beer Works for the Pagan Podkin Dinner. We required a very loooooong table!
Left Side: Linda, Peter, Laine (the blurry one!), Oraia, Holly, Saturn, Sparrow, Mojo
Right Side from Back up: Velma, Gillian, Sonoran, Greywolf, Scarlet, Cory (and baby!)
After the Podkin Dinner, we all headed back to Velma's hotel room for the Swag Bags. Here's what was in them:
Assorted candy, elemental candles from Hedon's Dog, bookmarks from the Salem Witch Museum and from New World Witchery, counting beads with bottled rue from Scarlet, Golden Illumanati by Raymond Buckland and Visceral Magick by Peter Paddon from Peter, herbs from Gillian, Key pendulums from Saturn, assorted oils from Compass and Key Apothecary, candles from Hex, crystal keychains from Omen, booklets of info about the Salem Witch Trials from the Salem Witch Museum, incense from Raven's Flight, prints from Fire Lyte, pocket angels from Angelica of the Angels, black and green Sharpies from Velma, rose petals from Velma's mom, tumbled stones from MagicalOmaha.com, more assorted candy, and in the back, the bags themselves from Velma's mom.
Gillian and Sparrow opening their swag bags
Cory, Peter, Peter's wife Linda, GreyWolf and Saturn examining the goodies
The last thing in everyone's swag bags were personalized oddlings sent by Mrs Oddly. She also made us our very own Nog, the mascot of PPSM! The Nog is in the center, then clockwise from the blue one top right:
Cory Oddling, GreyWolf Oddling, Peter Oddling, Sonoran Oddling, Oraia Oddling, Gillian Oddling, Scarlet Oddling, Velma Oddling, Sparrow Oddling, Saturn Oddling, Mojo Oddling, and Laine Oddling hiding from the camera behind the Nog
Saturday morning we headed back to Salem for our meet and Greet at Omen
Mojo, Peter, GreyWolf, Scarlet, Christian, Cory, Laine's puppet, Jasper, Dee, Sonoran
Sparrow, Saturn, Gillian, Velma, Oraia
Listener Faelyn and Saturn Dee, Scarlet and Jasper
Hedon's Dog, Velma and Scarlet Holly, Saturn, Oraia and Sonoran
Everybody together with some of the listeners who came!
Peter teaching his class on Invocation and the Art of Ritual Posession at Omen
Eight of us got very silly and went to Salem Vintage Photography Saturday night
Peter, Sonoran, Gillian, Sparrow, Scarlet, Velma, Greywolf and Mojo
Here's some more vintage silliness:
Greywolf and Peter definitly win the all-time silliest prize for the following pictures:
Sunday, some of us went to Eastern Massachusetts Pagan Pride Day. Can you spot the Podcasters?