Part the Mist Podcast

This is Part the Mist, a podcast hosted by a couple of Druids. Arin and Jonathan are members of Columbia Grove, ADF in Portland, Oregon. They talk about a variety of topics that relate to Druidism and Druidry, including ancestor veneration, nature veneration, reciprocity, ethical behavior at public rituals, and various Hearth Cultures, among a variety of other topics, and they interview other Druids about their experiences and specialties. The show wraps up with a calendar of pagan events in the Pacific Northwest, and a musical piece. Intro music is “Gatekeeper Open the Portals” sung by Kirk Thomas. The hosts are members of Columbia Grove ADF, in Portland, Or.
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Introduction music by Kirk Thomas. Photographs used for podcast cover art and header provided by members of Columbia, ADF.

Mar 12, 2017

Bonus Episode 7: ADF Elections!


Hello and Welcome to another bonus episode of PTM! In this episode, we asked ADF nominees to send us audio recordings of themselves answering questions posted on the ADF Facebook.

1. How long have you been a member of ADF?

2. What skills or experience do you have for this position? Why do you want to run for this position?

3. What other positions do you currently have and have had in the past? What did you enjoy about that work?

4. How do you intend to support Solitary members?

5. What are those things that ADF does well? What do you like best about ADF from an organizational stand point?

6. If you could make any changes or additions to the administration ADF (by-laws, SOPs, Study programs) what would they be and why?

7. Describe your style of leadership.

8. When you're given a new task, how do you seek creative solutions?


We are still accepting recorded responses, please send yours to! 

Mar 1, 2017

Lucky Episode 13: Interview with Archdruid Drum

Hello, and happy Lupricalia to you all!

This month Arin has had the opportunity to speak with Reverend Archdruid Jean “Drum” Pagano. They talk about his motivation within ADF, his job as Archdruid, and opinions on the changing landscape of communication and information sharing within ADF.

We also hear a piece from Reverend Sean Harbaugh about the ADF Hospitality room at Pantheacon, and Kirk Thomas reads another piece “From the Archives” which is “Seeking the Wisdom of the Ancestors: A form of Indo-European Divination” By Ceiwser Serith from Oak Leaves #18.  

To find out more about Pantheacon, go to

To contact Drum, you can reach out to or reach him personally at You can also find him on Facebook as Jon Drum. Some of the events he will be attending this year include Wellspring at Tredara, Ghosti-Con, Trillium Spring Gathering, Three Rivers Festival, Chrysalis Moon 2017, Starwood Festival, Summerland Spirit Festival, Midnight Flame Festival,  and Pan-Pagan Festival.

Our music today was the Hymn to the Morrigan, lyrics by Isaac Bonewits, sung by Earrach of Pittsburgh, Founder of Sassafras Grove, ADF. Find his blog at