Wyrd Mountain Gals

Byron Ballard and Alicia Corbin discuss everything under the moon & stars in Appalachia. Old ways, new times & life lived in-between. Irreverent humor, not for the easily offended..

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2 days ago

Now It's September (Because October's Too Hard)Episode Airs Sunday 10-02-23
Episode Link here:  https://wyrdmountaingals.podbean.com/e/now-it-s-september-because-october-is-too-hard/
Byron is so happy it's still September. So happy.  Alicia explains last week's short episode...
They're going to have to get used to video soon, & Alicia wants to make sure there's no nakedness...
They may sit down & do stand up comedy soon, what do yall think?
Byron is thinking about going deeper into the world of "digital stuff".  Alicia gives her the standard warning.
The mast is heavy this year & they talk about what could be coming in winter.
We want to thank everybody who takes their valuable time to listen to this podcast.  You are so very important to us!  
Byron's leading a tour to Cornwall!  Find out more here:  renadventures.com
Osceola Lake Inn - https://www.booking.com/hotel/us/osceola-lake-retreat.html

Sunday Sep 24, 2023

Wyrd Mountain GalsScooterpoopin and GalavantingEpisode Airs Sunday 9-24-23       7pmEpisode link here:  https://wyrdmountaingals.podbean.com/e/scooterpoopin-and-galavanting/Alicia is griping about the gravel size at the State Fair.  Byron's been earwormed by redneck "jack-assery" on the radio. Alicia admits to being taken by Oliver Anthony.  We hear a little about Byron's trip to Lebanon (Tennessee).   She's jazzed up...
Words of the day:   galavanting, scooterpoop, butthurt. 
Junior Brown - My Wife Thinks You're Deadhttps://youtu.be/DaEzT5MusFs?si=DrTpeUh5JM33Mczu
Brothers Osborne - It Ain’t My Faulthttps://youtu.be/E5RDEXpc8OY?si=J_wEOBuy7fWhxfuA
Oliver Anthony - Rich Men North of Richmondhttps://youtu.be/9Ug7udnfbcE?si=5KjHHQ2L2UTFfO1U
SOUTH OF THE BORDERhttps://www.sobpedro.com/
The Beacon - WHERE FOOD IS ALWAYS GOODhttps://www.beacondrivein.com/
**Trigger Warning** We can't think of anything, but someone will surely get butthurt by something we said..fair warning!

Sunday Sep 17, 2023

Look Out - Byron’s Getting In The Mood  - Wyrd Mountain GalsA Recap from Sunday Oct 09, 2022Episode Airs Sunday 9-17-23   7pm EST
Episode link here:  https://www.podbean.com/eas/pb-qdm4r-14aa08b
Byron & Alicia are chatting away on the porch on a beautiful October afternoon.  Talk turns to milk trucks & milk you had to shake.  They decide fat free half n half is ethically & morally wrong. Then the butterwagon shows up & right off the bat Alicia wonders if she's getting ready to die...Their minds have moved over to seasonal things & they talk about it for a bit...you know, death & the like.  The porch is bright & comfy as the talk flows.  
We hope you enjoy this episode. :-)  It's a little over an hour because it was so dang pretty outside they didn't want to stop!
Quote:  I'm looking for no tricks....only treats!: BB
Jolene by Dolly Parton - https://youtu.be/L0eeSoU35wM
Loretta Lynn - You Ain't Woman Enough to Take My Man - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_wwP8UZR1o
Glen Campbell -  Glen Campbell's last song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7T5tSymfvys
Slim Whitman - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slim_Whitman
Alan Jackson - Alan Jackson Postpones Shows Due To Health Issues Related To Chronic Neurological Condition - https://www.southernliving.com/news/alan-jackson-postpones-concerts-pittsburgh-atlantic-city
Garth Brooks - https://www.facebook.com/GarthBrooks/
They're Coming to Take me Away by by Napoleon XIV - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Fn36l_z3WY
Rings* by Cymarron, 1971 Vinyl 45RPM - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59q-8_N4hL4
*This version of the song was not mentioned in the podcast & doesn't have the same name or band performing it, but it does have the same lyrics.  
Ring Ring Telephone Ring - Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfFHbqq639M
Three Tmes A Lady - The Commodores - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qTPVS1uiQ0
If I Die Young - The Band Perry - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NJqUN9TClM
I Don`t Like Mondays - Boomtown Rats (Lyrics) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6I9qVsXnSQ
About "I Don't Like Mondays" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Don%27t_Like_Mondays
Elton John - Ballad of Danny Bailey (Yellow Brick Road) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2y3EMjrjIqk
5 Monster Waves Caught On Camera - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nydwk87iEuM
Are these the largest Waves ever surfed? | Nazare 2020: The Beast Awakens - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJc4Ir78KdEFlorida Warns Alligators, Snakes and Bears Will Emerge During Hurricane Ian - https://www.newsweek.com/florida-warns-alligators-snakes-bears-hurricane-ian-1747090
Are you being overrun by acorns this year? It could be what is called a "mast" year. - https://www.wcnc.com/article/weather/acorns-bumper-crop/275-a905df04-b6e1-42e0-b159-6032ddc554c8
Encountering a rare ghost bird - https://fb.watch/g1lzyvpJNC/
Invasive, Non-Native Exotic Species List - North Carolina - https://ncwildflower.org/invasive-exotic-species-list/
828 Pizza - https://828pizzeria.com/
Misophonia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misophonia
Watching You - Rodney Atkins - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myJZZeV-2Y8
WNCW - https://www.wncw.org/
Mama Gina - The Empress Down Rattlesnake Road - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylblYyxrKu8
Trigger Warnings - multiple references to death, pet death, also dangerous situations (giant waves, etc) 

Sunday Sep 10, 2023

Wyrd Mountain Gals Part 2 - She Was the ExecutionerEpisode Airs Sundau 9-10-23   7om EST
Episode Link here: https://wyrdmountaingals.podbean.com/e/she-was-the-executioner-part-2-wyrd-mountain-gals/
Byron is waiting on Trae Crowder to take on the new country song. They decid 
They talk alcohol--tequila, Guiness (no alcohol?), Boone's Farm, all manner of fruity drinks.
 Part 1Byron wants to go to church with Alicia  (sau what???).  Alicia tries to distract Byron by asking her about warding properties.  
Alicia is declared to be a "Stinker".  
The conversation moves on at a good pace.  Lots of memories, opinions & stories ensue.  
Words of the week:  Bob Wahr-- a type of steel fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strands.

Sunday Sep 03, 2023

Wyrd Mountain Gals Part 1 - She Was the ExecutionerEpisode Airs Sundau 9-3-23   7om EST
Episode Link here:  https://www.podbean.com/eas/pb-8mzxm-1497638
Byron wants to go to church with Alicia  (sau what???).  Alicia tries to distract Byron by asking her about warding properties.  
Alicia is declared to be a "Stinker".  
The conversation moves on at a good pace.  Lots of memories, opinions & stories ensue.  
Words of the week:  Bob Wahr-- a type of steel fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strands.

Mellow Confessions - A Recap

Sunday Aug 27, 2023

Sunday Aug 27, 2023

Wyrd Mountain GalsMellow ConfessionsAirs Sunday August 27-23   7pm ESTOriginal Episode Aired Sunday, May 8 2022  
Episode link here:  
This conversation is a smooth mellow ride into a different a slower pace of life.  For just a few minutes, the gals have an old-fashioned conversation about "homely things".  
As they speak about bee equipment & the like, we learn a few things about them..
Alicia never goes to convenience stores & doesn't use the atm.  Byron is still balancing her checkbook the old-fashioned way & has never used her crockpot, even though she's had it for over 30 years..
There are stories and laughter--& very little complaining. We hope this episode leaves you smiling!
Quote: "I ain't putting nothing on the damn cloud"...
You Deserve a Break Todayhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqRH8wEsaVQ
Brian G Henke - https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100043052874844
Pssst...how many confessions can you count?  Let us know?  
That's all we're saying.  ;-)

Sunday Aug 20, 2023

Wyrd Mountain Gals ShowTourism is Down, What Are We Gonna Do??Episode Airs Sunday, 8-4-23  7pm ESTEpisode Link here:  
The gals induldge themselves with a good old-fashioned rant about over-development in Asheville & the area.Byron is saving up her carbs for a big old piece of pie from Mrs Rau's Kitchen on her way to yet another adventure.  
We really hope you enjoy this 38 minute chat.  If you did, please share it with your Wyrd friends.  

Sunday Aug 13, 2023

The Wyrd Mountain Gals ShowA Trip to Japan Gave Me A Cat...Episode Airs Sunday 8-13-23  7pm EST
Episode Link Here:  https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-zdgec-147c9fd
Alicia talks about one of her first feline companions.  Byron's got a new book available for pre-order & she talks a little about the book & how to get a signed copy of it.  Then on to the next one.  Her process of writing is discussed.  

Sunday Aug 06, 2023

The Wyrd Mountain Gals ShowShooting Down The Mistletoe With a Side of Dolly - a recap from 2019
Episode Link Here:  https://wyrdmountaingals.podbean.com/e/shooting-down-the-mistletoe-with-a-side-of-dolly-1691341055/?token=5af17557cb5dad8590119286f30d34ae
In which the gals declare Dolly Parton to be the "Matron Saint of Appalachia".  Memories wind in & out of the discussion & they compare family traditions.  
Hard Candy Christmas - Dolly Parton
Tea - Deva Zinger from Asheville Raven & Crone

Sunday Jul 30, 2023

Wyrd Mountain Gals Show
Wyrd Mountain Doms(There's That Word Again)Episode Airs Sunday 7-23-23    7pm EST
Episode Link Here: https://www.podbean.com/eas/pb-d8gfz-1469514
Oh no! Her lipstick has been discontinued, whatever will she do?  Byron is back from Starwood & had great food & a great all-around time.  Alicia dishes about that time she went to the BDSM club.As talk goes on, the two of them come up with a few "ideas" of their own...
**TRIGGER WARNING**  This episode has cussing (oh my!), violence, rape, sexuality, & adult topics.  Please don't listen if you are sensitive to any of that. 
Request from the Gals:  First of all, thanks to everyone for listening &   hello to our new listeners.  Would you keep our little podcast in mind when you meet other "kindred spirits"?  It's really helpful to us when you share or recommend this broadcast.
Please let us know if you have any suggestions.
Stay Wyrd Yall!

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