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.

Apr 16, 2016

Bonus Episode 1- The Return of Kore...and chocolate!

Arin, Jonathan and Ember talk about their experiences leading and having parts in the last Columbia, ADF ritual. Arin sees deity for the first time, Ember as Persephone misses chocolate, and Jonathan lets someone else take ritual reigns. Nerd alert in this episode!

Message us at, listen, subscribe, and rate us on iTunes and Stitcher!

And stay tuned for our third episode, premiering May 1st, where the three of us get back together to talk about our experiences with public ritual.

Apr 1, 2016

What is ADF?

In this episode we talk about what Ár nDraíocht Féin: A Druid Fellowship (ADF) is. We talk about the founder and Archdruid Emeritus Isaac Bonewits, the creation of ADF, and what Bonewits had in mind for ADF. We also talk about various aspects of ADF, such as the educational opportunities, the Special Interest Groups, the Kindreds, the Guilds and the Orders. And finally we go over a little bit of what ADF is not.


Music today was from the album “Avalon is Rising” by the band Real Magic. Find out more at

We listened to “Avalon is Rising”, “We Won’t Shave Any Longer”, and “Come to Me”


ADF Elections end April 24th


Rev. Kirk Thomas Book: Sacred Gifts: Reciprocity and the Gods in Ebook and paperback, avalible on


events calendar


April 10th: Druid Drinks @ Lucky Labrador at 2 pm to meet the members of Columbia, ADF

April 11th: Traditional Witchcraft-An introduction to the Old Religions @ By Candlelight & Conjure in Salem, Oregon, from 7 pm-10 pm. 10 week course of classes, meeting every Monday evening for 10 classes.

April 17th: OWOW Psychic and Healing Arts Fair @ East Portland Eagle Lodge 3256, from 10 AM-6PM. A fundraiser to help raise money for supplies for SunFest. Vendors and Practitioners.

April 24th: Columbia Protogrove Beltaine @ West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, meet at 3:30pm. Hosted by Columbia ADF

April 24th: Intro to Tantra Class @ Flander’s House 2926 NE Flanders St Portland, OR 3 pm

April 30th: Liberating Ecstatsy A Beltaine Workshop for tickets Located in Portland, OR, tickts are on a sliding scale $75-$100


May 1: May Day Faerie Circle & Romp @Peninsula Park Rose Garden, starting at 2 PM. Come in faerie garb and manifest your faerie selves for a day of merry-making and playful mischief.

May 8: Druid Drinks @ Lucky Labrador at 2 pm to meet the members of Columbia ADF

May 12-15: Beltain in the Grove for tickets

Links: to find out more about our Protogrove. to find out more about ADF. to find out more about Isaac Bonewits.

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Mar 1, 2016

 Your Hosts!


Episode 1: We talk about our motivations for starting the podcast, and what to expect from our future podcasts.

Jonathan and Arin interview each other, talk about their religious backgrounds, what brought them into paganism, what motivated them to be druids, and who they are.


  Upcoming events


  •  March 4-6 Northwest Tarot Symposium visit
  • March 13 @ 2 pm- Columbia Protogrove Druid Drinks  Location: Lucky Labrador on Hawthorn in Portland
  • March 19 @ 10 AM- Paganfaire 2016 The Star Goddess Creates location: Washington County Fairground- fair complex
  • March 20 @ 3:30 PM- Columbia Protogrove Return of Kore Ritual to Persephone location: WHUUF 8470 SW Olson Rd, Portland, Oregon
  • April 17 @ 10 AM- 6 PM OWOW Psychic and Healing Arts Fair location: East Portland Eagle Lodge 3256
  • April 24 @ 3:30 pm- Columbia Protogrove Irish Beltain location: Whuuf 8470 SW Olson Rd Portland

Featured music:

"Alligator in the House" By S.J. Tucker.

"Hal an Tow" By Damh the Bard.


How to reach us:

Contacting Jonathan:  Janus

Contacting Arin:


Columbia protogrove website:

ADF website:

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