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While you were busy living your life, these important podcasts were posted. In case you missed them, now’s the perfect opportunity to get to know these fabulous people!

nancypoloFive Questions with Nancy Polo In which Nancy discusses the isolation of making art; the diverse occupations of pastamaking, art and graphic design, and running a business; her newfound political activism; and the influence of her Italian heritage on her daily life.

Five Questions with Niraj Ray In which Niraj discusses his journey from growing up in New York to becoming an urban farmer in Washington, DC, the connectionniraj between his new farming techniques and his family’s farming history in India, why strawberries grown in a greenhouse have more flavor, how working on the roof of the Environmental Protection Agency changed his life, and more. Learn more about Niraj’s work at http://www.cultivatethecity.com.

Five Questions with Genevieve Hoffman In which Genevieve discusses the beautiful cold genevieveand quiet of snowshoeing, having an adundance of what she needs, raising chickens with her children, her unlikely decision to move cross country with someone she didn’t actually know very well, and working as a women’s health nurse or, in another universe, a historical landscaper.

Listen now to these exciting episodes of Five Questions that you might have missed!

Five Questions with Whitney Parnell In which Whitney talks about growing up on the whitneyEquator and smelling the outdoors, running half-marathons against her better judgment, what inspires her from civil rights movements then and now, feeling at home and spiritually connected in Ghana, her admiration for her parents and the faith they instilled in her, and the dinner party she’d like to have with Jesus, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Barack and Michelle Obama.

 

 

Five Questions with Paul Douglas Michnewicz In which Paul Douglas discusses the PDdrama of breeding Siamese fighting fish as a teenager, being schooled in Scrabble by his sisters, unexpectedly visiting a Venitian church with a storied musical history, why people need to listen more and talk less, the importance of his Southern roots, how he would like to direct Candide, stage managing A Streetcar Named Desire, how the experience of dual consciousness of seeing A Long Day’s Journey Into Night on stage inspired him to do theatre, and more.

 

Five Questions with Trinishia Samuels In which Trinishia discusses experiencing life as a Trinishianative Washingtonian, learning Spanish in Mexico, scuba diving, her aspirations to live and work in Francophone Africa, reading her husband’s mind, gentrification, her kids’ fluency in Mandarin, and more.

When you’re a writer and a blogger and a podcaster and a mom and a bunch of other stuff, you have a lot to keep up with. In case you missed them, you will definitely want to download and listen to these episodes of Five Questions.

Five Questions with Trina Ramsey In which Trina discusses the beautiful and goat-filled trinaisland of Anguila, her strong faith, her network of friends who are more like family, the surreality of election night 2016 and how it motivated her and her friends to launch Revolutionary Sisters of the Diaspora to create space for women of color, and more.

 

Five Questions with Betsy Thomassen In which Betsy talks about dancing with Fred Astaire; finding the silver lining; the legacy of craftiness, creativity, and courage from herBetsyT grandmother; replacing guns with musical instruments, and more. What do chocolate chip cookies, magic wands, paperback books, and flowers have in common? Find out from Betsy!

 

 

Five Questions with Wade Minter In which Wade talks about scoring a goal for the wadeCarolina Hurricanes, being listened to by thousands of people, answering an email that changed his life, the importance of encouraging your kids, trying something you’re not good at and doing it anyway, and discovering he wouldn’t always be a misfit.

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