Category Archives: Family

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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Climb Every Mountain, Richard & Adam.

In memory of my brother, Richard, I dedicate this Roland’s Ramblings entry to my son, Adam. The song that I have placed here, Climb Every Mountain, is one of my most all-time favorites. I find its lyrics to be very … Continue reading

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Who is Adam Roland Hansen?

There’s a fellow I know whose name is Adam Roland Hansen. I think he is a really great guy. If you know Adam like I know Adam, then you are very fortunate, indeed! If you do not know Adam Hansen … Continue reading

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Concerns About Aging Parents

A few questions for those of you who have aging parents: 1. Are your parents able to take care of themselves? 2. Are your parents experiencing memory loss? 3. Are your parents safe in their home? 4. Are your parents … Continue reading

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A Remorseful Dad Thinking Of Father’s Day

I am now in my seventieth year of life and my forty-fourth year as a father. As another Father’s Day is fast approaching, I find myself full of remorse. While Father’s Day 2017 is two days away, it is not … Continue reading

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