A Second Look: Pistils of the Month

July – November 2013

By: Maquita Donyelย 

Can you believe it?! It’s already been six months since our blog has been up and running! (Well technically, December 22nd will make six months)

What better way to celebrate our six month annie than to ask our most recent Pistils of the Month wacky questions and see what they have been up to since we last heard from them?? Click on their individudal names to read each of their full stories, if you have not already.

ENJOY! Stay Polished Pistil!

Jocyln Paluchu

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1. What’s the biggest risk you have ever taken?
My biggest risk would be moving to CA! Lol

2. What made it to your iPod rotation today?ย 
I don’t wanna be by Gavin Degraw

3. What is one thing hardly anyone knows about you?
I’m very self conscious about myself

joclyn-museum-pistilofthemonth4. If I gave you an elephant where would you hide it?

In my moms backyard

5. If you could wear what you wanted to wear everyday, what would it be and why?
Leggings because they are so comfortable

6. Finish this statement: If I had one wish…
I would make the world a better place.

7. What have you been up to?ย 
So I was recently in a play called Museum by: Tina Howe and I portrayed two characters Mira Zadal and Julie Jenkins. And I’ve just been training on my acting and singing as well as broadcasting classes.

J’Nell Jordan

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1. What’s the biggest risk you have ever taken?
I guess choosing to be an artist, and not staying the whole corporate full-time job thing, Living dangerously without health insurance (lol) Well…now I don;t have to.
2. What made it to your iPod rotation today?
“I Keep” by Jill Scott
3. What is one thing hardly anyone knows about you?Jnell-latestart
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I am incredibly uncomfortable around large numbers of people.
4. If I gave you an elephant where would you hide it?
In the middle of the room, where no one would acknowledge it.
5. If you could wear what you wanted to wear everyday, what would it be and why?
I found this cool over-sized Frida Kahlo t-Shirt that I fell in love it. It’s just her big uni-browed face. Best thing in
my closet.
6. Finish this statement: If I had one wish….
there would be no violence.
7. What have you been up to?
,I have the “Art of Giving Event” thisย Sunday December 15th
Arlington Arts Gallery. Reception atย 4 pm.
address: 5179 #B Lee Highway, Arlington, VA
My latest Art piece. is called “Reconstructing Texture No. 1”

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1. What’s the biggest risk you have ever taken?ย 
Giving up my stability to chase my dreams.
2. What made it to your iPod rotation today?ย 
Kendrick Lamar
3. What is one thing hardly anyone knows about you?ย 
Everyone thinks I’m tough but I’m a huge klutz. It’s really awful ๐Ÿ™
Bianca-PistiloftheMonth4. If I gave you an elephant where would you hide it?
I wouldn’t hide it anywhere, I’m Puerto Rican and traditionally elephant figurines in your home areย “good luck.”

 

5. If you could wear what you wanted to wear everyday, what would it be and why?ย 
I do wear what I want everyday. I’m a walking art expression.
6. Finish this statement: If I had one wish…ย 
I’d change the world.

 

Rahwa Zerihun

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1. What’s the biggest risk you have ever taken?
– Moving to England, where I didn’t know anyone except my aunt. It was a completely new world to me.
2. What made it to your iPod rotation today?
– Mumford and Sons, and Wizkid
3. What is one thing hardly anyone knows about you?rahwa-polishedpistil
– I eat a lot

 

4. If I gave you an elephant where would you hide it?
– In my basement with the window open.
5. If you could wear what you wanted to wear everyday, what would it be and why?
– A chiffon dress, a pair of flats, and a silk scarf, simply because I find something romantic about a classic look.
6. Finish this statement: If I had one wish…
– I would backpack around South America for 4 months.

Solo

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1. What’s the biggest risk you have ever taken?
My biggest risk is being a not risky person. ย I could be losing out on a lot of opportunities I don’t even know about due to that trait.
2. What made it to your iPod rotation today?
Outkast’s Aquemini album stays in my rotation
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3. What is one thing hardly anyone knows about you? ย 
No comment
4. If I gave you an elephant where would you hide it?
I would ask the zoo if they could please take this elephant cause I don’t want it lol
5. If you could wear what you wanted to wear everyday, what would it be and why?
Easy! ย I am the most comfortable in basketball shorts and gym sandals.
6. Finish this statement: If I had one wish… ย 
I would wish for more wishes
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