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

 1 record found

Celebrities by Dan Seagren


 5 records found

Were You Part of History? by U.S. Census Bureau staff

'Twas the Night Before Voting by James N. Watkins

Election Eve Expectations by Stu Johnson

Voting Matters by Dan Seagren

How Should I Vote? by Stu Johnson


 3 records found

The Facebook Threat by Stu Johnson

The Truth About Lying by James N. Watkins

Defining Words, Defining Morality by James N. Watkins

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 7 records found

New Type of Worship Center by Dan Seagren

Can You Love Christ and Hate His Church? by James N. Watkins

Winds of Love and Hate by James N. Watkins

Banning King David? by James N. Watkins

Help, Lord, the World is Upside Down! by Stu Johnson

Sensitivity by Dan Seagren

Endangered Species by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 9 records found

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

Civil Civilizations by Dan Seagren

Wake Up Call by Dan Seagren

Life Matters by James N. Watkins

Facts and Fakes by Dan Seagren

There are 4 more items for the category General and the Social Issues topic...See the whole list

Government & Politics

 19 records found

Reflections on the State of Our Union by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Where Will the Political Violence Lead? Look to the 1850s. by Joshua Zeitz / Politico

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

Life versus Love by Greg Asimakoupoulos

The Strain of Polarization by James N. Watkins

There are 14 more items for the category Government & Politics and the Social Issues topic...See the whole list

Health & Wellness

 10 records found

Sick and Struggling to Pay by Naom Levey / NPR

Normal? by Leona Bergstrom

The Staggering, Exhausting, Invisible Costs of Caring for America's Elderly by Anne Helen Peterson / Vox

Don't Mask! Don't Tell! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Hope for Pandemic Victims by Dan Seagren

There are 5 more items for the category Health & Wellness and the Social Issues topic...See the whole list


 7 records found

Till Movie by Rusty Wright

Days of Infamy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

World War Eleven submitted by Charlie Matthews

Harriet Movie by Rusty Wright

Checking Out the Green Book by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Birth of a Nation Movie by Rusty Wright

Immigration by Dan Seagren


 9 records found

United States of Diversity by Michael Barnone / Washington Examiner

Hope and Humor and Halloween 2021 by James N. Watkins

America Once Beautiful by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Rules for Protestors by James N. Watkins

Keeping the Dream Alive in 2021 by Stu Johnson

There are 4 more items for the category Holidays and the Social Issues topic...See the whole list

Housing and Living Options

 3 records found

COVID Upending Housing Plans by Ellen James Martin / Smart Moves

Is Your House Aging-Ready? Reported by Stu Johnson

Exploring Cohousing by Stu Johnson

Life Events

 4 records found

The Sunset by Lisa Bubert / Longreads

Disillusioned by Rchard and Leona Bergstrom /ReIgnite

What if It Does and They Don't? by Garrison Keillor

The Streets Were My Father Movie by Rusty Wright


 1 record found

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

News & Current Events

 62 records found

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

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

Here're Your Orders: Make Something Beautiful by Garrison Keillor

A Supreme Decision by James N. Watkins

Seven Ways You Can Financially Prepare for a Recession by Michelle Singletary / The Washington Post

There are 57 more items for the category News & Current Events and the Social Issues topic...See the whole list


 23 records found

Women Talking Movie by Rusty Wright

The Old Man's Lecture: Manners (Boring) by Garrison Keillor

Father Time Advises a Brown-Eyed Girl by Garrison Keillor

A Rainy December Day, Long Thoughts Therein by Garrison Keillor

LGBTQ(IA+) and B-I-B-L-E by James N. Watkins

There are 18 more items for the category Relationships and the Social Issues topic...See the whole list


 1 record found

The Four Phases of Retirement by Richard Bergstrom

Sports & Recreation

 2 records found

I Can't Stand for This by Greg Asimakoupoulos

It Doesn't Take a Wizard by Greg Asimakoupoulos


 1 record found

Parents of the Social Media Generation are Not OK by Samantha Murphy Kelly / CNN Business

Theater and Movies

 1 record found

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


 5 records found

Fly Me to the Moon by Barbara Greenleaf

So Much is Known but Mystery Remains by Garrison Keillor

Who Do You Trust? (2021) by Stu Johnson

A Tragic Trend by James N. Watkins

Mismatching? by Dan Seagren

Work, Employment

 2 records found

Income Equity USA by Dan Seagren

Am I a 'Feminist'? Yes and no! by James N. Watkins