Every week in my America Josh newsletter, I ask a question of the community to find out how they feel about particular issues or to take the temperature of the community. Sometimes they’re fun, sometimes they’re serious, but they’re certainly always interesting!

March 25, 2020 – I’m wondering what you’re wearing! This stems from another discussion between Stacey and me: If you’re working-from-home, what have you been wearing most of the time?

Pyjamas

April 1, 2020 – This week I’m wondering about those of you working at home, where are you working from?

Where are you working from?

April 8, 2020 – This week I’m wondering how much you’ve been connecting with others online recently (e.g. through virtual games, or video chats, or online)?

Connecting online community

April 15, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: How are you going with your shopping for groceries?

Groceries

April 22, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: How is your exercise going in self-isolation?

 

April 29, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: How much are you getting outside?How much are you getting outside?

May 6, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: As the situation currently stands, when does your employer project you’ll be back to the office (pick the closest)?

This week I'd like to know: As the situation currently stands, when does your employer project you'll be back to the office (pick the closest)?

May 13, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: Have you been tested for COVID-19?

Have you been tested for COVID-19?

May 20, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: How financially stable do you feel right now?

Have you been tested for COVID-19?

May 27, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: How are you sleeping at the moment as compared to pre-world-stress-of-COVID-19?How are you sleeping at the moment as compared to pre-world-stress-of-COVID-19?

June 3, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: How engaged are you with the current movement happening across the US?

This week I'd like to know: How engaged are you with the current movement happening across the US?

June 10, 2020 – This week I’d like to know: How many communities like America Josh are you a part of?

 This week I'd like to know: How many communities like America Josh are you a part of?

June 17, 2020 – This week it’s time for me to check-in about these emails! Are you happy with the content and layout of these weekly emails?

Are you happy with the content and layout of these weekly emails?

June 24, 2020 – This week the questionnaire is for those of you from other countries: As someone who is planning to live, or currently living, in the United States, how have the last few months made you feel about the U.S as a destination to live/migrate (temporarily or permanently) to?

July 1, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: How are you?

How are you?

July 8, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: What are your plans for the rest of 2020?

July 15, 2020 – his week I’m wondering: Do you listen to podcasts (normally, pre-COVID)?

Do you listen to podcasts (normally, pre-COVID)?

July 22, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: For those of you living away from the place you were born. How well do you think you know your new city?

July 29, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: For those who moved to the US, how much money did you bring with you to spend on your move?

August 5, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: How has the working from home experience been for you so far?

How is the working from experience going for you so far?August 12, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: What would you like from me in the coming weeks and months (aside from newsletters and articles)? Obviously, this is all subject to what is practical and safe:

August 19, 2020 – When do you normally read these emails?

August 26, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: Where would you rate your current state of lockdown/isolation/activity?

September 2, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: What are your plans for the holiday season?

September 9, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: What’s your current living status?

September 16, 2020 – This week I’m wondering something political (because even if you don’t like politics, it can significantly impact your life): Will the outcome of the upcoming Presidential election in the US affect your current plans to move to, or to continue living in, the US?

September 23, 2020 – This week I’m wondering something completely different…

September 30, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: Do you drive in the United States?

October 7, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: How would you classify your friendship group?

October 14, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: What’s your status in the US (I don’t share this data with anyone except in graph/statistic format by the way)?

October 21, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: As of right now, how long would you like to be living in the US (best estimate for right now ignoring visa requirements etc.):

October 28, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: Do you still enjoy attending virtual events?:

November 4, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: What did you do for election night?:

November 11, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: How much of a “planner” would you consider yourself?

November 18, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: How do you celebrate Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: Are you a light meat or a dark meat kind of person? (This was a question I got asked at my first thanksgiving and I had no idea!)

December 2, 2020 – This week I’m wondering (something I can’t believe I haven’t asked before): Have you had COVID?

December 9, 2020 – This week saw our first tiny flurry of snow in NYC (AND NOW IT’S SNOWING!) and I’m wondering: Do you like the cold weather?

December 16, 2020 – I always like to keep things topical so this week I’m wondering: Will you be getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

December 23, 2020 – Do you like Christmas music?

January 6, 2020 – How would you feel about (a little bit of) advertising material in my weekly emails (as long as I completely disclosed it)?

 

January 13, 2020 – This week I’m wondering: How often are you Zoom’ing (or video-calling) now?