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Aging, General

 4 records found

Being a Senior Today by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 6, 2019)
Chagning definitions and experience…
Topics: Change History Lifestyle, General Trends


Geeks by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 22, 2009)
When I think of geeks today, I think of computer experts. But years ago…
Topics: History Language, Meaning Science & Technology

Remember When...? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   January 4, 2009)
My father filled our 1937 Nash Lafayette with gas on the outskirts of Chicago, ten gallons for $1.00. Imagine…
Topics: History Memories

Ancient Senior Moments by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 25, 2007)
Sometimes we think Senior Moments are a modern phenomena. Hardly. Let';s take a look at some senior moments that go way back in time…
Topics: Bible History


Arts & Entertainment

 11 records found

Remembering a Lesser-Known Carroll by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 14, 2019)
A tribute to Carroll Spinney
Topics: Character, Integrity Education History Media Memories Television Tribute, Testimony


On the Street Where We Lived by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 19, 2019)
Celebrating Sesame Street's 50th birthday…
Topics: Grandchildren History Learning Media Memories News Television


Three Chords and the Truth by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 21, 2019)
Celebrating Ken Burns' series on Country Music…
Topics: History Music Popular Culture Television


101 World's Greatest Books by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 18, 2016)
Making lists is nothing new…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Communication History Writing


Two Views of My World by Howard Whitaker


(My World   December 19, 2015)
Two contrasting photo essay videos introduce Howard Whitaker to SeniorLifestyle : "The Fall and Rise of Fall" and "Elegy for the Iron Horse"…
Topics: History Music Nature Photography Transportation


There are 6 more items for this category and the History topic...See the whole list


Communication

 1 record found

Learning from others takes finding common ground by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Travel   August 17, 2016)
Lessons from a trip to Greece…
Topics: Communication History Learning Relationships Religion Travel



Disaster

 2 records found

The Day a City Shook by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 19, 2014)
Recalling the Loma Prieta earthquake&helliip;
Topics: History

Attempting to Tally the Sum and Substance of 9-11 by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 10, 2006)
A set of numbers that still doesn't add up five years later…
Topics: Current Events, News History Patriotism Terrorism


Education

 5 records found

Graduations by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 14, 2017)
In the season of graduations, thoughts about my own…
Topics: Education History Learning Memories


Excessive Debt? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 16, 2017)
At times I marvel at the debt accrued by so many students…
Topics: Change Education Financial History Memories Trends


Judge Judy and the Supremes by Stu Johnson


(Learn   February 1, 2016)
Some people think she is a Supreme Court justice…
Topics: Government History Knowledge


An Eighth Grade Exam from 1895 by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 6, 2014)
How many of us could have passed this exam?…
Topics: History Knowledge

Exam Time by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 18, 2007)
Check this out. How many of us could have passed the 8th grade in 1895? This is the eighth-grade final exam from 1895 in Salina, Kansas, USA.
Topics: Education History


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 10 records found

OT vs NT by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 24, 2019)
A quick look at the Good Book…
Topics: Bible God History Jesus Religion


A Mighty Fortress was His God by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 29, 2017)
Remembering the legacy of Martin Luther 500 years later…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Faith History Religion


Reformation Day or Restoration Day? by James N. Watkins


(Faith   October 29, 2017)
Finding common ground after 500 years…
Topics: Beliefs History Religion


Remembering Mother Teresa by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 10, 2017)
Republishing what I wrote twenty years ago…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Christian Life Compassion Faith History Religion Service Tribute, Testimony Values


Ancient Times by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 2, 2017)
Reminders of the roots of modern Christianity…
Topics: Change Faith History Religion


There are 5 more items for this category and the History topic...See the whole list


Financial

 3 records found

Wealth by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 26, 2020)
Pros, cons, and questions…
Topics: COVID-19 Financial History Lifestyle, General Trends


Social Security Perspective by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 3, 2019)
Dan looks back at his own involvement and to what lies ahead&hellip
Topics: Financial History Hopes & Dreams Income Social Security Trends


Hidden But Revealed by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 9, 2012)
Recently a friend sent an email with a list of taxes that were non-existent 100 years ago…
Topics: History Taxes


General

 11 records found

City Slickers by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 24, 2020)
Memories of growing up in the city, with summers on the farm…
Topics: Family History Language, Meaning Lifestyle, General Memories


A Toast to the Promised Land by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 24, 2019)
Celebrating the land of Israel…
Topics: Faith History Inspiration Travel Tribute, Testimony


From Womb to Tomb by James N. Watkins


(My World   January 18, 2019)
All lives matter, all the time…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Faith Health Care History Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


I Remember When by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 22, 2018)
I got a nickel a week allowance…and other things found only in memories…
Topics: History Memories


Food, Glorious Food! by Stu Johnson


(My World   January 30, 2018)
Memories and reflections on one of God's gifts to us…
Topics: Cooking Food & Nuitrition History Lifestyle, General Memories


There are 6 more items for this category and the History topic...See the whole list


Government & Politics

 14 records found

Who Conducted the First Census in 1790? submitted by Stu Johnson


(My World   March 10, 2020)
U.S. Marshals overcame hardships and challenges to count 3,929,214 people in a young America…
Topics: Demographics Government History Statistics


Democrats, Republicans and Voters by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 23, 2020)
Continuing the long tradition of our two party system…
Topics: Government History Politics Voting & Elections


A House Divided by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 8, 2020)
The state of our nation is not what we're told…
Topics: Dysfunctional, Broken Government History News Politics


Constitution Day and the Census Submitted by Stu Johnson


(My World   September 17, 2019)
It was Hamilton versus Jefferson from the very beginning…
Topics: Demographics Government History Policy, Policy Formation Politics


Driven Apart or Drawn Together? by Stu Johnson


(My World   November 21, 2018)
Reflections on the state of the nation at the mid-term elections…
Topics: Attitudes Civility Demographics Diversity & Pluralism Faith Government History Media Politics Social Media Technology Trends Trust Voting & Elections


There are 9 more items for this category and the History topic...See the whole list


Health & Wellness

 2 records found

Doctors and Others by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   January 13, 2019)
Looking at the trends…
Topics: Health Care History Predictions & Forecasts Trends


Big, Bad Wolves by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 5, 2007)
How the top ten causes of death have changed over the last century…
Topics: Demographics Health Care History Statistics


History

 40 records found

Beauty for Ashes by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 18, 2020)
Gaining a heart of wisdom by numbering our days…
Topics: Bible Contemplation, Insight COVID-19 Faith History Learning Wisdom


1917 Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   January 8, 2020)
Risking all to save a life…
Topics: Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Courage Discipline Drama History Media Movies War


Harriet Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   November 1, 2019)
Courage, freedom, faith…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Courage Faith Freedom History Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Leadership Social Issues Social Movements


Washington, D.C. 1814 by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 24, 2019)
The importance of history…
Topics: History Learning


One Small Step by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 20, 2019)
Contemplating the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon…
Topics: God History Hopes & Dreams Science & Technology


There are 35 more items for this category and the History topic...See the whole list


Holidays

 33 records found

A Prayer for the Divided States of America by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 3, 2020)
Interceding for Uncle Sam…
Topics: Current Events, News George Floyd History Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) News Prayer Relationships Social Issues Social Unrest, Division Values


Indpendence Day Q&A by James N. Watkins


(My World   July 2, 2020)
A not-so-trivial quiz about July 4 and the Founding Fathers…
Topics: Beliefs Freedom God Government History Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) Patriotism Religion Spirituality, Seeking God Values


Memorial Day is a Memory Jogger by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 23, 2020)
Paying tribute to those who purchased our freedom…
Topics: COVID-19 Freedom History Holidays Memorial Day Memories Service Tribute, Testimony War


Happy Real St. Patrick's Day by James N. Watkins


(My World   March 10, 2020)
So you think you know St. Patrick…
Topics: History Holidays Religion


Halloween and Hallowing by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 27, 2019)
Back to the beginning…
Topics: Halloween History Holidays Popular Culture Religion Spirituality, Seeking God


There are 28 more items for this category and the History topic...See the whole list


Inspiration

 2 records found

Saluting Puget Sound Honor Flights by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 9, 2019)
Pledging allegiance to our veterans…
Topics: History Inspiration Service Tribute, Testimony Veterans Veterans Day War


Earth's Oldest Car Teaches Great Lesson by Bill Nichols


(Faith   February 27, 2016)
Big ventures start with seemingly insignificant small steps…
Topics: Christian Life Faith History Inspiration



Media

 4 records found

A Shepherd in Sneakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 23, 2019)
Celebrating Fred Rogers
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Communication Compassion Education History Inspiration Media Television Tribute, Testimony


A Beautiful Day Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   November 15, 2019)
Want him as your neighbor?…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Comfort & Consolation Coping Education History Media Movies Wisdom


A Tribute to Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 11, 2018)
Looking back to where it all began…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) History Media Television Tribute, Testimony


KICY: A Dream come true by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 18, 2010)
They're celebrating in Nome this weekend!
Topics: History Media


Nature

 1 record found

Unmasking Our Praise for God's Green Earth by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 24, 2020)
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Faith History Inspiration Nature Science & Technology Social Issues Trends



News & Current Events

 29 records found

About Those Monuments by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 27, 2020)
Why attempts to revise history are risky…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News George Floyd History News Social Issues Social Movements Social Unrest, Division


Explaining White Privilege By Lori Lakin Hutcherson


(My World   June 26, 2020)
An honest response to a white friend…
Topics: Current Events, News George Floyd History News Relationships Social Issues Social Movements Trends Values


Modern Day Slavery by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   June 20, 2020)
Trafficking is a world-wide evil that happens in our own backyards—and you can join the fight against it…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment George Floyd History News Relationships Social Issues Tragedy


With Praise for Saint Anthony by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 2, 2020)
A tribute to Dr. Anthony Fauci…
Topics: Character, Integrity COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease History Inspiration News Tribute, Testimony Wellness


Empathy Week by George Garrison


(Faith   April 8, 2020)
A perspective on Holy Week in the midst of a global pandemic…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Easter History Jesus News Relationships Religion


There are 24 more items for this category and the History topic...See the whole list


Relationships

 5 records found

Your Church May Be Prejudiced by James N. Watkins


(Faith   June 26, 2020)
The top ten signs have not changed in twenty years…
Topics: Change Current Events, News George Floyd History News Relationships Religion Social Issues


Changing Racist Hearts (2) by Rusty Wright


(Connections   June 19, 2020)
Police brutality: Lessons from South Africa…
Topics: Change Current Events, News George Floyd History Leadership News Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


Digging Around the Family Tree by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 27, 2012)
Instructions for caretakers…
Topics: Family History Memories

A Mother's Love by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 6, 2012)
Lessons from a postcard delivered fifty-five years late…
Topics: Current Events, News History Love Parenting, Parents

Family Trees by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 6, 2009)
Let me introduce you to Wally. He can go back generations to his great grandparents on both sides…
Topics: Family History


Sports & Recreation

 5 records found

A Series to Remember by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 29, 2016)
Cubs fans are living their dream…
Topics: Baseball Current Events, News History Sports


The Game Nobody Saw by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 3, 2015)
Oh, say you can't see…
Topics: Baseball History


The Toughest Loss of All by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 5, 2010)
Remembering the Old Cub…
Topics: Baseball History Memories Sports

The Dogs of Winter by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 1, 2009)
Celebrating the legacy of the Iditarod sled dog race…
Topics: History Sports Weather

The Pride of the Yankees is No More by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 24, 2008)
No storybook ending for a storied stadium…
Topics: Baseball History Sports


Technology

 3 records found

Ode to Joy by Stu Johnson


(Connections   April 9, 2020)
The human spirit responds to the COVID-19 pandemic…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Communication Computers (and other Digital devices) Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Inspiration Internet Music News Opportunity Religion Technology


The Best is Yet to Be by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 18, 2017)
Thanking God for technology…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making History Optimal Aging Technology Values


The New King: Technology by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 2, 2008)
Times change. We talk of moving from the manufacturing stage to the age of information with a few points between…
Topics: Change History Science & Technology Trends


Theater and Movies

 1 record found

Return to the Hiding Place by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   May 24, 2015)
World War II drama about Christian students hiding Jews from Nazis
Topics: Faith History War



Travel

 1 record found

With Praise for Our National Parks by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 21, 2016)
Celebrating the National Park Service Centennial…
Topics: History Leisure Nature Travel