Lead contributor Greg Asimakoupoulos expresses his perspective on current events and life in general through verse. We have used Greg's weekly expressions since SeniorLifesytle began in 2006 and borrowed (with permission) the "Rhymes & Reasons" title used on the Partial Observer website where his work still appears.

The updated SeniorLIfestyle site includes all of the Rhymes & Reasons we have used since April 2006. 


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Aging, General

 7 records found

When a Poet Turns Sixty-Five by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Great Brain Robbery by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Enjoy the Ride! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Speed of Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Retirement, Boomer Style by Greg Asimakoupoulos

With Praise for Aging Spouses by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Look Who's Turning Sixty! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Arts & Entertainment

 63 records found

Remembering the Queen of Soul by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Good Night, Sweet Prince by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Spotlight on Spotlight by Greg Asimakoupoulos

An Eagle Has Landed by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Shark Tank by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Citizenship

 1 record found

Amer-I-Can by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Disaster

 18 records found

Rain, Rain, Go Away by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Day a City Shook by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Out of Africa by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Haunted by the Headlines by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Tulips Trumpet an Easter Tune by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Education

 10 records found

Oh, the Places You Will Go by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Gentle Shepherds by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Reach for the Stars by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Lessons I Learned in High School by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Step of Faith by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 67 records found

So What Does an 'Open and Affirming' Church Mean? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A National Day of Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Here at the Cross by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Prayer for the Washington State Legislature by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Hymn for the American Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 62 more items in this category...See the whole list


Financial

 7 records found

There's a Detour on Wall Street by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Global Warnings by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Requiem for U.S. Automakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

This Little Piggy Played the Market by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Potholes on Wall Street by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Beware of Credit's Magical Appeal by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Crying Uncle over Gas Prices by Greg Asimakoupoulos


General

 52 records found

Whatever the Weather by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Let's Hear it for Moms and Pops by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Gospel According to Fast-Food by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Let's Hear It for Culture by Greg Asimakoupoulos

La La Land is More Than a Movie by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 47 more items in this category...See the whole list


Government & Politics

 85 records found

Divided Loyalties by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A 'Dear John' Letter to Senator McCain by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Way with Words by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Call for Respect by Greg Asimakoupoulos

May I Be Frank, Mr. President? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Health & Wellness

 16 records found

God, Be Praised for Recreation by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Big Black Dog by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Tribute to Wingless Angels by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Dilemma of Dementia by Greg Asimakoupoulos

An Emotional Response to Inside Out by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 11 more items in this category...See the whole list


History

 29 records found

Happy Birthday, Israel by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Missing Message in Dunkirk by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Toast to Our Next Door Neighbor by Greg Asimakoupoulos

D is for Daring by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Day of Infamy (Revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Holidays

 127 records found

Our Country Needs a King by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A New Year Has Dawned by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A New Year's Eve Remembrance by Greg Asimakoupoulos

'Twas the Day After Christmas by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Near Silent Night by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Humor

 3 records found

I Have the Right to Bear Arms by Greg Asimakoupoulos

With Praise for My Patron Saint by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Blame it on Eugene by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Inspiration

 8 records found

Ringing in the New Year by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Olympics of Daily Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The ABCs of Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Gospel According to Paul by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Guilty is Set Free by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Legal

 1 record found

Let the Little Children Come by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Life Events

 1 record found

Dealing with the Cards You're Dealt by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Media

 8 records found

A Tribute to Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos

KICY: A Dream come true by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Where Have All the Newsmen Gone? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Death of a Newspaper by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Goodbye, American! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 3 more items in this category...See the whole list


Nature

 20 records found

El NiƱo Has a Calling Card by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Wrong Order! by Stu Johnson

The Gospel According to Spring by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Days are Getting Shorter by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Worn Out Welcome by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 15 more items in this category...See the whole list


News & Current Events

 191 records found

Build Trust Before a Wall by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Remembering a Remarkable Bush by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Borderline Disorder by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Violence in Mr Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Death of a Trailblazer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 186 more items in this category...See the whole list


Relationships

 40 records found

Responding to Those Who Suffer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Family Reunion Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Celebrating a True Dad on Father's Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Greatest Show on Earth Lives On by Greg Asimakoupoulos

My Daughter's Now a Mother by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Retirement

 1 record found

Taking Your Cues from Betty by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Sports & Recreation

 99 records found

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright Again by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Are You Ready for Some Football? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Loyola's Most Loyal Fan by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Speaking of the Winter Olympics by Greg Asimakoupoulos

I Can't Stand for This by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Technology

 10 records found

My iPhone Reminds Me of the Lord by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Best is Yet to Be by Greg Asimakoupoulos

You've Got Mail by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The New Year's Day VIsitor by Greg Asimakoupoulos

How "Words with Friends" became "Words with Enemies" by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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Tragedy

 3 records found

Columbine Revisited by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Fifty Shades of Gray` by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Finding Courage When Tragedy Strikes by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Travel

 3 records found

With Praise for Our National Parks by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Market's Mystique by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Dying for an Upgrade by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Trends

 1 record found

Nor Easter Alert by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Volunteer

 1 record found

Make a Difference Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos