Category Archives: Friends

Sadfishing, Cries for Help, Depression, Social Media, Older Adults

It can be difficult to tell if a person is looking for support, sympathy, or if the person is at risk for harming themselves. This is due to the fact that social media often lacks context and the ability to … Continue reading

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Social Network Services Diminish Family Life And Friendships. An Encore Presentation from Roland Louis Hansen, M.P.A.

The following Roland’s Ramblings entry was originally posted in my Roland Hansen Commentary blog on July 20, 2009. I believe it is just as true today as it was then, perhaps even moreso; I know it is in my personal … Continue reading

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Thou shalt not judge.

I am who I am. I have a history of which most people are unaware. Even my descendants do not know of the many forces that have shaped the person I am. Regardless of my desire to share my life’s … Continue reading

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What’s your worth? Pondering: What’s my worth?

I want to share a story that I read on my eldest son’s Facebook. Before he died, a father said to his son; “Here is a watch that your grandfather gave me. It is almost 200 years old. Before I … Continue reading

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Never pull away from a friendship.

Thomas Jefferson said, “I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as a cause for withdrawing from a friend.”

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A Personal Disclosure. Perhaps TMI.

A lifelong friend recently posted the following on Facebook: Do any of you seniors feel like your family is against you, even if you had helped them out one time or another? This is very depressing. How do you feel? … Continue reading

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Live your life the way you want to live it.

None of us know how much time we have on this Earth. So, live your life the way you want to live it. If that does not sit well with others, then, thay are the ones with a problem. Enjoy … Continue reading

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