Author Archives: Roland Louis Hansen

About Roland Louis Hansen

I have been: an organization development consultant; a college-level instructor of political science, psychology, and sociology; a public administrator; a social worker; an elected official; a political operative; a community activist; a union official; a shoe salesman and manager, a factory worker; a fast food restaurant employee; and, a custodian.

Will I see 70? Will I see my family before I die?

My father died at age 68 in April 1984, four months before his 69th birthday. My mother died at age 62 in October 1984, two months before her 63rd birthday. My brother Bob died at age 69 in February 2004, … Continue reading

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Stop The Family Feud Already!

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Lonely on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in the United States of America is most often viewed as a happy joyous time with family and friends over a festive meal and watching football on television. But, it is not that way for a large number of … Continue reading

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Who Will Cry For Me?

I recently saw a status update on Facebook that was introduced with the comment “Let us live!!!” That opening statement was followed with a shared video from the Facebook account of Strong Mind @stronggmindd. The video was entitled “ON THE DAY … Continue reading

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Roland Louis Hansen Quote on The Path Of Life.

May the path of everyday life lead you to peaceful, happy contentment.

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Open Door Policy

I saw something on one of the internet social media sites that reminds me of the open door policy once practiced by many Americans, including the generations preceding mine and my own generation in its earlier adulthood. It seems to … Continue reading

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Aging, Initiative, Motivation, Vision.

As I approach my 70th birithday, I reflect upon the following meme. From it, I extrapolate that it could be a keen observation on the inter-relationship of aging, initiative, motivation, and vision.

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