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

A Poetic Month by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 2, 2022)
April is National Poetry Month…
Topics: Communication Faith Language, Meaning Metaphors, Life Lessons Writing

The Envelope Please by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 15, 2020)
Reflections on the Academy Aware ceremony…
Topics: Media Metaphors, Life Lessons Movies Popular Culture Religion

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 9 records found

Reflections on Groundhog Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 2, 2023)
A day in honor of rodents offers spiritual lessons…
Topics: Faith Holidays Metaphors, Life Lessons

The Master's Palm Sunday by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 10, 2022)
The Amen Corner at Augusta National Golf Course—when the Master's falls on Palm Sunday…
Topics: Easter Faith Golf Holidays Metaphors, Life Lessons Religion Sports

The Year of the Lion by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 8, 2022)
Listening for Aslan in everyday life…
Topics: Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Metaphors, Life Lessons

Listening for Aslan in Everyday Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 19, 2021)
Discoveries from the Chronicles of Narnia…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Christian Life Inspiration Jesus Metaphors, Life Lessons Spirituality, Seeking God

A Godwink Defined by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 7, 2019)
Making sense of the coincidences of life…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events God Metaphors, Life Lessons

There are 4 more items for the category Faith, Religion & Spirituality and the Metaphors, Life Lessons topic...See the whole list


 2 records found

The Christmas Plaid by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 31, 2022)
Finding the true meaning of Christmas in a holiday decoration…
Topics: Christmas Faith Holidays Holiday Season Jesus Metaphors, Life Lessons

The Home Row of Freedom by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(July 2, 2022)
A manual typewriter keys remind us of what is not automatic…
Topics: History Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) Language, Meaning Metaphors, Life Lessons Relationships Values

Life Events

 1 record found

Dealing with the Cards You're Dealt by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 25, 2018)
Life is more than just a game…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Coping Humor Metaphors, Life Lessons


 1 record found

Skating Together by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 12, 2022)
Pairs skating is not just for the Winter Olympic Games…
Topics: Character, Integrity Communication Inspiration Love Metaphors, Life Lessons Relationships Sports

Sports & Recreation

 4 records found

The Gospel According to Baseball by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 6, 2019)
Spiritual lessons from America's favorite pastime…
Topics: Baseball Faith Metaphors, Life Lessons Sports

Redemption for Foul Ball Boy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 6, 2017)
What we can learn from Steve Bartman about grace…
Topics: Baseball Faith Grace Metaphors, Life Lessons Sports

A Round of Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 9, 2016)
Mastering life lessons we learn from golf…
Topics: Golf Learning Metaphors, Life Lessons Sports

Lessons from the British Open by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(July 26, 2015)
Beware of the hazards and traps of life…
Topics: Christian Life Golf Metaphors, Life Lessons


 1 record found

My iPhone Reminds Me of the Lord by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(July 1, 2017)
Reflecting on the 10th anniversary of the iPhone's birth…
Topics: Communication God Metaphors, Life Lessons Religion Technology