Below are questions I have asked myself throughout the past week. Instead of writing what my answers to them would be I am interested in any answers you may have, or additional questions you have asked yourself.
For the week starting Monday June 29, 2009:
Where can I find a forest or copse of jacaranda trees growing in the wild?
Did you know, according to my neighbor and owner of Nikki, that Jewish pet owners who keep Kosher cannot feed their pets un-Kosher treats but gentiles may?
Does anyone who has dealt with the Veteran’s Administration, MediCare, Medicaid, Internal Revenue Service, Social Security or other federally administered system have any confidence in the Federal Government taking on more health care coverage than they already have?
Who is your favorite of all the Bond Girls?
What is one habit you wish you could break?
With all the celebrity deaths recently in the news we are more apt to confront our own mortality, what is the one word or phrase you hope is spoken/repeated at your memorial service?
Is anyone excluded under equal protection under the law?
What is the most memorable song or singer/band from when you were in college? High school?
What is more important to a family, the state legislature or the local school board?
There was a firestorm in Long Beach recently over members of council being on the internet during weekly council meeting, shouldn't public be more concerned with city/county/state workers and staff spending hours each day on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and other social media sites that have zero to do with public business?
Do you think the Representatives in the House who voted for Cap and Trade realize it is discriminatory against many first time home buyers and those who qualify to buy with lower incomes? If not why not? Is so why?
How do you determine how much, when and to which charities to donate?
When four justices on the Supreme Court think it is legal for governments to judge employees because of race, how far does that mean we have to go to end racism in America?
Will my kids give me a card that says Happy XLVII?
State of California investigating, DEA investigating, LAPD investigating and deploying thousands of personnel, custody suits, legal challenges, how much will Michael Jackson’s death cost the taxpayers of Los Angeles, California and the United States?
Is it me or has the focus and concern, dare I say hope, on the Iran election demonstrations died?
How big will the riots be around the MJ memorial ticket give-away?
Can you name another gift from one country to another that is equal to the gift from France to America, the Statue of Liberty?
Potato salad or cole slaw?
Where has the Arnold of the past week been the past five years?
Cookies or Pie?