Season of the Witch

Gretchen Upshaw
7 min readOct 4, 2019

The Craft During Our Digital Age

My first “role” was playing the Witch in my Second Grade adaptation of Hansel and Gretel in 197?. (A little mystery, please). Initially, my little seven-year-old ego was punctured when I wasn’t chosen to play Gretel; I mean, my name is Gretchen, and my father’s nickname for me was Gretel. But as soon as I realized I would have an oven to cook the stars of the play, Brian and…

Gretchen Upshaw

I like the word “alchemy.” Hildegard of Bingen was a bad ass. I would like to see more purple in the U.S.