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

 3 records found

Keeping Up with the Kardashians by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 6, 2011)
The low down on love and storybook romance…
Topics: Family Popular Culture Trouble

The Sheen Has Lost His Luster by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 6, 2011)
Why Charlie's "winning" is really losing…
Topics: Popular Culture Television Trouble

John and Kate Plus Hate by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 28, 2009)
The sad saga of a once big happy family…
Topics: Family Popular Culture Television Trouble


 1 record found

The News According to BP by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 6, 2010)
That oil leak speaks volumes about human depravity…
Topics: Current Events, News Nature Science & Technology Trouble


 2 records found

A Requiem for U.S. Automakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 23, 2008)
Will Congress give them a brake?…
Topics: Financial Trouble

This Little Piggy Played the Market by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 12, 2008)
A non-kosher look at the economy…
Topics: Financial Trouble


 2 records found

Road Rage on Wall Street by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(October 23, 2011)
Has the American dream become a nightmare?…
Topics: Change Financial Trends Trouble

Let Freedom Ring! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(May 2, 2010)
Once we've cleaned the clapper of our culture…
Topics: Risk Social Issues Trouble


 1 record found

An Easter to Remember by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 19, 2009)
A ship captain's answered prayer…
Topics: Easter Inspiration Trouble


 1 record found

Our Sickness-Prone Mom by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 10, 2011)
Mother Earth is far from healthy…
Topics: Conservation & Environement Nature Trouble

News & Current Events

 7 records found

Another Wake-up Call by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 27, 2021)
A wounded Tiger contemplates his future…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Future Golf News Sports Trouble

Scout Dishonor by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 22, 2020)
Why Chapter 11 could be the final chapter for an iconic organization…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Dysfunctional, Broken History News Social Issues Trouble Values

Is This the End? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 11, 2020)
WHat are we to make of the headlines?…
Topics: Bible Current Events, News Predictions & Forecasts Trouble

I'll Be Back! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(May 15, 2011)
It takes will and grace to keep marital promises…
Topics: Family Politics Popular Culture Trouble

Possibility Thinking? Think Again! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(July 18, 2010)
There are cracks in theCrystal Cathedral…
Topics: Religion Trouble

Global Warning at the Gores? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 6, 2010)
An inconvenient truth about marriage…
Topics: Family Politics Trouble

Will a Prius Win at Indy? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 14, 2010)
Toyota's problems are really accelerating…
Topics: Current Events, News Safety Trouble


 1 record found

An Overlooked Hero Remembered by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 9, 2008)
A partial observer reflects on his father's life…
Topics: Faith Family Parenting, Parents Trouble

Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

Breathing Lessons by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 15, 2009)
Wat can we learn from Michael Phelps' stroke of stupidity?…
Topics: Sports Trouble


 1 record found

How "Words with Friends" became "Words with Enemies" by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(December 11, 2011)
Alec, do you know how to spell C-O-M-P-L-I-A-N-C-E? …
Topics: Computers (and other Digital devices) Social Media Trouble