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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36 articles found.

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Arts & Entertainment

 25 records found

Remembering a Lesser-Known Carroll by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 14, 2019)
A tribute to Carroll Spinney
Topics: Character, Integrity Education History Media Memories Television Tribute, Testimony

On the Street Where We Lived by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 19, 2019)
Celebrating Sesame Street's 50th birthday…
Topics: Grandchildren History Learning Media Memories News Television

Three Chords and the Truth by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 21, 2019)
Celebrating Ken Burns' series on Country Music…
Topics: History Music Popular Culture Television

Dear Abbey, Downton's Done by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 2, 2014)
A faithful viewer vents his grips…
Topics: Drama Television

A Final Salute to Sid by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 16, 2014)
Rendering unto Caesar our respects…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Television

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Government & Politics

 1 record found

The Obama and Oprah Show by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 12, 2007)
Is this a winning team?…
Topics: Politics Popular Culture Television

Health & Wellness

 1 record found

Sofa Spud No Longer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 10, 2010)
How the Biggest Loser changed my life…
Topics: Inspiration Television Wellness


 2 records found

A Shepherd in Sneakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 23, 2019)
Celebrating Fred Rogers
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Communication Compassion Education History Inspiration Media Television Tribute, Testimony

A Tribute to Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 11, 2018)
Looking back to where it all began…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) History Media Television Tribute, Testimony

News & Current Events

 3 records found

Jeopardy's in Jeopardy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 14, 2020)
Acknowledging the influence of Alex Trebek…
Topics: Dying and Death Inspiration Television Tribute, Testimony

Bert and Ernie are Not Gay! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 22, 2018)
Attempting to make sense of a senseless claim…
Topics: Media News Relationships Television

Facing Final Jeopardy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 19, 2007)
Remembering Merv Griffin…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Current Events, News Popular Culture Television Tribute, Testimony

Sports & Recreation

 4 records found

The Artful Dodger by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 1, 2016)
A toast to Vin Scully's amazing run…
Topics: Baseball Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Radio Sports Television Tribute, Testimony

Super Bowl Ponderings by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 6, 2016)
Is the big game about football or commercials?…
Topics: Football (American) Popular Culture Sports Television

Now Batting for the Redbirds. . . by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 17, 2013)
Imagine Jack Buck announcing the new pope&hllip;
Topics: Baseball Radio Sports Television

Game, Set, Match by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 6, 2006)
Saying thanks to Andre (the Giant) Agassi and farewell to Steve Irwin…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Sports Television Tribute, Testimony