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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38 articles found.

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 1 record found

Unmask Your Voice by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 24, 2020)
A reminder to vote…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News Government News Voting & Elections

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 2 records found

A Prayer for the Washington State Legislature by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 3, 2018)
Remembering Billy Graham's example…
Topics: Faith Government Prayer Tribute, Testimony

God, Bless America Again by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(May 4, 2017)
A supplication for the National Day of Prayer
Topics: Faith God Government Hopes & Dreams Memories Prayer


 1 record found

The State of My Conflicted Heart by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 22, 2019)
A prayer when life doesn't rhyme…
Topics: Current Events, News Dysfunctional, Broken Government Relationships Social Issues Trends

Government & Politics

 20 records found

Election Day is Chooseday! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 8, 2022)
Election Day is the day we voice our values and influence our future…
Topics: Government Patriotism Politics Values Voting & Elections

Life versus Love by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 27, 2022)
A Supreme Court ruling has raised the bar of civil discourse…
Topics: Beliefs Civility Communication Dysfunctional, Broken Faith Government News Policy, Policy Formation Politics Prayer Social Issues Social Movements

Liz Cheney's Not Lon Chaney by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(May 15, 2021)
Why recent events on Capitol Hill resemble a horror show…
Topics: Government News Politics Values Voting & Elections

The Fabric of Democracy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 6, 2021)
Celebrating the strength of our diversity…
Topics: Character, Integrity Civility Diversity & Pluralism Government Relationships

Inauguration Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 22, 2021)
It's a day of new beginnings…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News Government History Hopes & Dreams News Politics Prayer Racism and Inequality Unity, Unified Values Voting & Elections

There are 15 more items for the category Government & Politics and the Government topic...See the whole list

Health & Wellness

 1 record found

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

(May 22, 2021)
It's about time for about face…
Topics: COVID-19 Disease Government Hopes & Dreams News Social Issues


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Profiles in Courage by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 22, 2020)
Celebrating the Women's Suffrage Movement…
Topics: Courage Government History News Politics Social Movements Voting & Elections


 2 records found

An Average Joe by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 19, 2020)
Why Nativity figures should wear masks this year…
Topics: Christmas COVID-19 Faith Government History Holidays Holiday Season Jesus

A Presidents' Day Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 13, 2016)
Looking back as we look ahead…
Topics: Government Holidays Leadership Politics Prayer

News & Current Events

 10 records found

From Refugee to Royalty by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 9, 2022)
Remembering the remarkable Madeleine Albright…
Topics: Achievements Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity Government History News Tribute, Testimony

Ruthless in Washington by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 26, 2020)
Imagining the nation's Capitol without Justice Ginsburg…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Crime, Justice, Punishment Government History News Tribute, Testimony

Borderline Disaster by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 29, 2019)
Haunted by the heartache of the immigrant crisis…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Government Policy, Policy Formation Social Issues Social Movements Tragedy

Build Trust Before a Wall by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 12, 2019)
A message to President Trump…
Topics: Character, Integrity Government News Politics Trust

Remembering a Remarkable Bush by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 8, 2018)
A tribute to President George H. W. Bush…
Topics: Character, Integrity Civility Faith Government History Politics Tribute, Testimony

There are 5 more items for the category News & Current Events and the Government topic...See the whole list