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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25 articles found.

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Arts & Entertainment

 1 record found

A Portrait of "The War" by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 30, 2007)
Praising the amazing artistry of Ken Burns…
Topics: History Television War


 1 record found

Finally Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 23, 2007)
Grieving for our fallen soldiers…
Topics: Dying and Death Tribute, Testimony War

Government & Politics

 1 record found

Remembering Joe Lieberman by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 13, 2006)
The Connecticut senator is a casualty of war.…
Topics: Current Events, News Politics War


 9 records found

A Symphony Heard Around the World by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 4, 2021)
Remembering September 2, 1945…
Topics: History Memories War

A Surrender Remembered by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 4, 2020)
Recalling September 2, 1945 seventy-five years later…
Topics: History Memories Tribute, Testimony War

The Beaches of Normandy by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 6, 2019)
D-Day is more than just A DAY…
Topics: History Tribute, Testimony Veterans War

The Missing Message in Dunkirk by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(September 24, 2017)
What would make a good movie great…
Topics: History Movies Prayer War

D is for Daring by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 11, 2017)
Remembering those who fought on D-Day
Topics: Courage Current Events, News History Prayer Tribute, Testimony War

There are 4 more items for the category History and the War topic...See the whole list


 3 records found

Memorial Day is a Memory Jogger by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(May 23, 2020)
Paying tribute to those who purchased our freedom…
Topics: COVID-19 Freedom History Holidays Memorial Day Memories Service Tribute, Testimony War

A Wall that Unites Our Nation by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(May 31, 2019)
With somber gratitude for the Vietnam Memorial…
Topics: History Holidays Love Memorial Day Service Tribute, Testimony War

A Prayer for Joe Anzack's Parents by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(June 3, 2007)
Memorial Day observances contuinue…
Topics: Dying and Death Faith Grace War


 1 record found

Saluting Puget Sound Honor Flights by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 9, 2019)
Pledging allegiance to our veterans…
Topics: History Inspiration Service Tribute, Testimony Veterans Veterans Day War

News & Current Events

 8 records found

A Modern-day Pieta by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 26, 2022)
A statue of Christ is carried to a bunker for safe keeping in Lviv Ukraine…
Topics: Crisis Faith News Religion War

Praying for a Ukrainian Mother by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(March 2, 2022)
Standing with those on the run…
Topics: Compassion Crisis Family Prayer War

A Prayer for Peace by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(February 26, 2022)
Lighting a candle for peace against the backdrop of war…
Topics: Crisis Faith News Prayer War

Lessons from a Missile Warning by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(January 21, 2018)
Anticipating the day it won't be a false alarm…
Topics: Faith Fears, Concerns News Stress War

Our Troops are Headed Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 22, 2010)
It's a cause for somber celebration…
Topics: Current Events, News Veterans War

There are 3 more items for the category News & Current Events and the War topic...See the whole list

Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

Take Me Out to the Old Ballgame (revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 4, 2007)
A needed diversion from a non-ending war…
Topics: Baseball Sports War