Celebrating the Witching Season at Women’s Radio

I don’t know about you, but I always get excited when this time of year rolls around. September means it will soon be October. And October means falling leaves, misty mornings, and all the wonderful creepiness that comes with Halloween.

To celebrate this wonderful, witchy time of year, the lovely gals over at Women’s Radio Network had me as a guest on their radio program to talk about Hazel and Holly. This was a first for me, and it was pretty exciting. The interview is fairly short, so be sure to head over to WomensRadio and check it out!

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Magic in the Mundane — Geese

Summer has come and gone in a bit of a haze for us. Remember back when we bought a plot? Well, we’re planning on building a house to go on that plot, and there’s about five billion different decisions to be made on just about everything. So that was my summer. Deciding on door handles, door styles, faucets, sinks, etc. It’s pretty exciting, but it’s also overwhelming and kind of scary.

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Military Balloon Joy (and H&H News)

So I found this article a while ago about the first woman pilot balloonist, Sophie Blanchard of the late 18th century. And while it was interesting learning about such a unique woman (even though things didn’t go well for her), honestly the part that stood out to me the most was the part about Napolean. Partly because Napolean had made her his Chief Air Minister of Ballooning (I’m sorry but that’s just epic), but also because apparently Napolean had wanted to invade Great Britain with balloons.

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