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

 5 records found

Signs of Aging by Dan Seagren

Surviving or Thriving? by Dan Seagren

When a Poet Turns Sixty-Five by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Top Ten Wishes for My 50th Birthday by James N. Watkins

Look Who's Turning Sixty! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Arts & Entertainment

 25 records found

Bob Barker, Come On Down! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Remember a Musical Legend by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Big George Foreman Movie by Rusty Wright

Johnny Cash Movie by Rusty Wright

A Classic Movie with a Timeless Message by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 20 more items for the category Arts & Entertainment and the Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) topic...See the whole list


 1 record found

Senior Moments? by Dan Seagren


 1 record found

Learning from Others by Dan Seagren

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 11 records found

Remembering a Pioneer of Peace by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Season of Harvest by Leona Bergstrom

Feeling inadequate, unequipped, in the dark? by James N. Watkins

Samson Movie by Rusty Wright

A Mighty Fortress was His God by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 6 more items for the category Faith, Religion & Spirituality and the Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) topic...See the whole list


 4 records found

Nobody Asked, But I'll Tell You Anyway by Garrison Keillor

I've Had the Same Supper for 10 Years by Wilf Davies / The Guardian

Farmer Dan by Dan Seagren

Goodbye Abby! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Government & Politics

 4 records found

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

The Lion Sleeps by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Profiles in Courage (and Humanity) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Sarah (Plain and Tall) Palin by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Health & Wellness

 1 record found

Mom had Alzheimer's - What is my risk of getting it? by Carol Brekower


 9 records found

A Tale of Two Mothers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Tale of Two Hughs by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Libraries and the Death Tax by Arlene Weismantel / The Conversatiion

Now is Undoubtedly a Good Time for Reflecting, Looking Back by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Harriet Movie by Rusty Wright

There are 4 more items for the category History and the Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) topic...See the whole list


 4 records found

Waiting for Christmas, Wishing for Snow by Garrison Keillor

The Eyes of Saint Patrick by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Following the Doctor's Orders by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A New Year's Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 4 records found

Look Who's in the Hall of Fame by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Jack of All Trades by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Bucking Trends by Dan Seagren

The Good Shepherd by Dan Seagren

Life Events

 8 records found

Enough About Them, This is About Me by Garrison Keillor

Stepping into My Story by Richard Bergstrom

I Wanna Dance Movie by Rusty Wright

Sick in Hotel Room, Thinking Back by Garrison Keillor

The Sunset by Lisa Bubert / Longreads

There are 3 more items for the category Life Events and the Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) topic...See the whole list


 4 records found

The Eyes of Tammy Faye Movie by Rusty Wright

A Beautiful Day Movie by Rusty Wright

A Tribute to Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Goodbye, American! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

News & Current Events

 42 records found

Charles' Coronation Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

From Refugee to Royalty by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Man and His Music by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Poetic Portrait of a Patriot by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Remembering a Fairy Tale Prince by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 37 more items for the category News & Current Events and the Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) topic...See the whole list


 4 records found

The Joy of Grandparenting by Barbara Greenleaf

The Real MVP by Rusty Wright

Adoption Has a Face by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Valentine Lessons from Forrest Gump by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Sports & Recreation

 6 records found

Going, Going, Gone! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Artful Dodger by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Greatest is Gone by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Remembering the Voice of the Mariners by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Baseball's Dress Rehearsal by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Game, Set, Match by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 1 record found

Eulogizing the Orchardist by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Theater and Movies

 2 records found

Captive Movie by Rusty Wright

John Rhys-DaviesVeteran actor with heart and conviction by Rusty Wright

Work, Employment

 2 records found

Umpteen Jobs by Dan Seagren

Valuing the Workplace by Dan Seagren