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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Arts & Entertainment

 2 records found

Worshipping a Dead King by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Gibson's Fall from Grace by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 3 records found

Unmask Your Voice by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Voting Matters by Dan Seagren

Mail-In Voting Update by Stu Johnson


 2 records found

The Truth About Lying by James N. Watkins

Do We Ask Enough Questions? by Dan Seagren


 4 records found

Waiting for the Rising Sun by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The News According to BP by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Nonstop Parade of Pain by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 18 records found

Please Breathe On Me by George Garrison

Will You Get a Do-Over? by James N. Watkins

Thirst-Quenching Heavenly Reign by George Garrison

The Mystery of the Manger by George Garrison

Looking Up in a Lockdown by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 13 more items for the category Faith, Religion & Spirituality and the Current Events, News topic...See the whole list


 5 records found

More Than One Million Americans Report Ukrainian Ancestry by US Census Bureau Staff

It's Time for Americans to Buy Less Stuff by Terry Nguyen / Vox

The State of My Conflicted Heart by Greg Asimakoupoulos

O Canada (revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Heat is On by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Government & Politics

 25 records found

My Thoughts After Being Cut Down by a Tree by Garrison Keillor

Inauguration Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Divided by Politics by James N. Watkins

But Where are the People? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

2020 Census Update Reported by Stu Johnson

There are 20 more items for the category Government & Politics and the Current Events, News topic...See the whole list

Health & Wellness

 18 records found

COVID Will Become Endemic by Maryn McKenna / Wired

Pandemic Anxiety and Depression Among Young Adults Living Alone by U.S. Census Bureau staff

Dreading a Dark Winter Lockdown by David Robson / The Guardian

COVID Vaccine Information Scammers Don't Want You to Know by Stu Johnson

The Debate Over Masks Submitted by Stu Johnson

There are 13 more items for the category Health & Wellness and the Current Events, News topic...See the whole list


 3 records found

Days of Infamy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Happy Birthday, Israel by Greg Asimakoupoulos

D is for Daring by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 6 records found

The Twelvth Day of Christmas by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Trilogy of Double Holidays by Dan Seagren

Keeping the Dream Alive in 2021 by Stu Johnson

A Christmas to Remember by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Will Thanksgiving Suck Like a Turkey Baster? by James N. Watkins

A Prayer for the Divided States of America by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 3 records found

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures by Barbara Greenleaf

COVID and the Cone by George Garrison

Hunkering Down Humor by Rusty Wright


 1 record found

The Strength to Soar by George Garrison

Life Events

 1 record found

Commencement 2020 by James N. Watkins


 1 record found

Praying with Matt Lauer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 1 record found

The Tribe Has Spoken by Greg Asimakoupoulos

News & Current Events

 112 records found

Worse Than a Crime, a Mistake by Sandra J. Saunders / Creators

COVID Fatigue and the New Fine Line by Susan Estrich / Creators

Five COVID Numbers that Don't Make Sense Anymore by Katerhine Wu / The Atlantic

Some News, As We Know, is Realer than Other News by Garrison Keillor

Calm Down, People, It's Going to be Okay by Garrison Keillor

There are 107 more items for the category News & Current Events and the Current Events, News topic...See the whole list


 13 records found

Humble Thoughts on 'Gay Pride' by James N. Watkins

Coming Out by James N. Watkins

God is on our side! And theirs? by James N. Watkins

Grace by George Garrison

White, 'woke' . . . and 'privileged' by James N. Watkins

There are 8 more items for the category Relationships and the Current Events, News topic...See the whole list

Sports & Recreation

 9 records found

Coming Together in Tokyo by Greg Asimakoupoulos

COVID-19 and Sports by Rusty Wright

Hoops Cancellation Withdrawal Disorder by Rusty Wright

Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Series to Remember by Greg Asimakoupoulos

There are 4 more items for the category Sports & Recreation and the Current Events, News topic...See the whole list


 1 record found

Ode to Joy by Stu Johnson


 2 records found

Columbine Revisited by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Fifty Shades of Gray` by Greg Asimakoupoulos