Category Archives: Personal

Regarding Brian Schwartz, former Executive Officer of the City of Toledo and former Director of Public Affairs for the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority

Brian Schwartz, who is the former Executive Officer of the City of Toledo having served as a spokesman for former Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner and is the former Director of Public Affairs for the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, professes to … Continue reading

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Regarding Troy Neff of Toledo, Ohio

I am going to take the easy way in this Roland’s Rambling blog entry. I am just going to copy and paste a Facebook exchange that took place with Troy Neff, former radio personality in Toledo, Ohio. That Facebook exchange … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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