More than the forgetfulness and foibles we joke about, our "Senior Moments" also celebrate life-long memories, perspective, and wisdom, some delivered tongue-in-cheek, others for serious contemplation.  The lead contributor since SeniorLifestyle began in 2006 has been Dan Seagren, whose thoughts had already appeared on his own website and in several newspapers. 

The updated SeniorLIfestyle site includes all of the Senior Moments we have used since April 2006. 


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Arts & Entertainment

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On the Street Where We Lived by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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


Reading by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 22, 2019)
Is it part of your life?…
Topics: Learning Leisure News Popular Culture


Three Chords and the Truth by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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


And the Oscar Goes to . . . by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 2, 2019)
Who is most deserving of our applause?…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Character, Integrity Lifestyle, General Movies Relationships


Remembering the Queen of Soul by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 18, 2018)
A tribute to Aretha Franklin…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Media Music News Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony


Bestsellers by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   June 25, 2017)
Best-sellers are not necessarily the best books on the market…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Books Writing


101 World's Greatest Books by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 18, 2016)
Making lists is nothing new…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Communication History Writing


Celebrities by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 15, 2016)
The role of celebrity in culture and hope for a desire to make a better world…
Topics: Popular Culture Service Social Issues


Good Night, Sweet Prince by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 30, 2016)
Remembering a musical giant…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Music News Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony


A Spotlight on Spotlight by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 5, 2016)
Why the Boston Globe priest scandal deserved an Oscar…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Media Movies Religion Scandal


An Eagle Has Landed by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 23, 2016)
Remembering the musical artistry of Glenn Frey…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Music Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony


The Force Awakens Universal Questions by James N. Watkins


(Arts & Entertainment   December 19, 2015)
The much-anticipated addition to the Star Wars series inspires questions from movie trivia to cosmic…
Topics: Faith Metaphors, Life Lessons Movies Popular Culture Values


Two Views of My World by Howard Whitaker


(My World   December 19, 2015)
Two contrasting photo essay videos introduce Howard Whitaker to SeniorLifestyle : "The Fall and Rise of Fall" and "Elegy for the Iron Horse"…
Topics: History Music Nature Photography Transportation


Lessons from Back to the Future by James N. Watkins


(My World   October 21, 2015)
Helpful advice as we navigate into the future…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Future Movies


War Room MovieFacing life's problems with the power of prayer by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   August 21, 2015)
The Kendrick brothers (Courageous, Fireproof) return with a lively drama about a troubled middle-class family…
Topics: Coping Faith Family Prayer


Shark Tank by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 26, 2015)
Where dreams refresh to drown…
Topics: Opportunity Popular Culture


AD TV Series: The Bible Continues . . . in Prime Time by Rusty Wright


(Faith   April 4, 2015)
Hollywood's Bible Power Couple is back—with a flourish…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Christian Life Discipleship History


Unbroken by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 21, 2014)
The rest of the story…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Christian Life Grace Inspiration Movies

Clack Has Lost His Click by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 9, 2014)
Remembering Tom Magliozzi…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Tribute, Testimony

Robin William's Lifelong Search for Love by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 17, 2014)
Reflecting on the suicide of a much-loved celebrity…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Comfort & Consolation Tribute, Testimony

America's Got Talent by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 3, 2014)
And I don't just mean on television&hellip
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Inspiration Music Popular Culture

The Caged Bird is Finally Free by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 1, 2014)
Remembering Maya Angelou…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Writing

Pen and Brush by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   June 1, 2014)
Is there a relationship between writing and drawing?…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Language, Meaning

A Tribute to Mike Kellogg by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 1, 2014)
Saying farewell to an all-night friend…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Grace Radio Retirement

Dear Abbey, Downton's Done by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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

A Toast to a Dimpled Temple by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 16, 2014)
Remembering the life of a beloved child star…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Movies Public Service

A Final Salute to Sid by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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

Silencing a Prophet by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 22, 2013)
Freedom of expression under fire…
Topics: Christian Life Freedom Television

Bring Him Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 24, 2013)
Jean Valjean and Les Miserable is now available…
Topics: Grace Inspiration Movies Music Religion

The Gospel According to Oscar by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 24, 2013)
Learning to speak the language of our culture…
Topics: Language, Meaning Movies Religion

The Gospel According to Downton by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 27, 2013)
Sunday truth isn't found only in church…
Topics: Change History Television

Finding God in "It's a Wonderful Life" by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 30, 2012)
Dusting for divine fingerprints…
Topics: Faith God Movies

From Wall Lake to Moon River by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 30, 2012)
A poetic tribute to Andy Williams…
Topics: Faith Music Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony

Before the Final Rose by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 11, 2012)
Exposing the hidden thorns of "The Bachelor"...
Topics: Popular Culture Television

In Memoriam by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 4, 2012)
It's more than an Academy Award segment…
Topics: Dying and Death Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony

Silent Movies Can Be Extremely Loud by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 26, 2012)
Why actions speak louder than words…
Topics: Communication Movies

The Vow by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 19, 2012)
Remembering what we're prone to forget…
Topics: Family Health Care Love Movies

Keeping Up with the Kardashians by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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

Billy O'Reilly? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 6, 2011)
Today when I hear someone call me Danny, its usually an old timer.…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Books Media Television

Dolphin Tale by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 16, 2011)
It's more than just a feel-good movie…
Topics: Animals Movies Nature Popular Culture

Poets Paint with Words by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 16, 2011)
A poem for National Poetry Day…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Language, Meaning Writing

Fan Fiction by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 2, 2011)
One of the beauties of being a senior citizen is that there is still room for surprises.…
Topics: Books Writing

By the Time He Gets to Phoenix by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 4, 2011)
Glen Campbell's memory is no longer gentle on his mind…
Topics: Disease Music Popular Culture

A Toast to Oprah's Success by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 29, 2011)
Winfrey's windfall is more than meets the eye…
Topics: Popular Culture Television Tribute, Testimony

On Choosing a Book by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 27, 2011)
There are zillions of books out there. How to decide which ones to read?…
Topics: Books Leisure Popular Culture

Secret Millionaire by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 27, 2011)
What the new TV show should remind us of…
Topics: Generosity Popular Culture Television

Love to Read? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 13, 2011)
Some said the eReader would put written books out of business. It hasn’t and probably won’t…
Topics: Books Change Computers (and other Digital devices)

The Sheen Has Lost His Luster by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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

Lessons from a Stammering Monarch by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 27, 2011)
Takeaways from "The King's Speech"…
Topics: Faith History Movies

My Promise Kept by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 13, 2011)
On that book I decided to read…
Topics: Books

Book Covers by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 12, 2010)
Some thoughts on books and writing…
Topics: Books Opportunity Writing

America's Got Talent? So Do You!g9/19/2010 by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 26, 2010)
So what do you do well?…
Topics: Opportunity Popular Culture

Undercover Boss by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 14, 2010)
Leaving the glitter of glory for the litter of life…
Topics: Television Work

A Book (of Eli) Review by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 31, 2010)
Reflecting on a walk of faith…
Topics: Bible Faith Movies Popular Culture

Seeing the Blind Side by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 13, 2009)
Love in action brings faith into focus…
Topics: Bible Faith Football (American) Love Movies

This is It! (Let's Hope) by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 18, 2009)
When will our fascination with the King of Pop stop?…
Topics: Language, Meaning Music Popular Culture Religion

David Letterman's Jacket by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 11, 2009)
Will it help him weather the late night chill?…
Topics: Ethics & Morality Popular Culture Television

Ken Burns' America by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 4, 2009)
But he won't be charged with arson!…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment History Nature Television

A Tribute to a One-Armed Organist by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 9, 2009)
Remembering Mark Thallander's near-fatal accident six years later…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Coping Music Tragedy Tribute, Testimony

Mourning the Jackson's Fifth on the Fourth by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 5, 2009)
So what are all the fireworks about, anyway?…
Topics: Dying and Death Music Popular Culture

John and Kate Plus Hate by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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

A Sidekick in the Spotlight by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 28, 2009)
Remembering Ed McMahon…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Popular Culture Television Tribute, Testimony

Mr. Trump and Miss California by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 17, 2009)
A lesson in grace but not integrity…
Topics: Communication Grace Popular Culture

Reality TV vs. Real Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 17, 2009)
The choice is up to us…
Topics: Popular Culture Television

Another Soap is Down the Drain by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 16, 2009)
The Guiding Light is gone…
Topics: Change Popular Culture Television

Call it a Terminal Illiness by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 5, 2009)
Heartsick about ER's last episode…
Topics: Change Popular Culture Television

Treasure in Life's Trash by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 18, 2009)
Slumdog Millionaire offers truth you can bank on…
Topics: Inspiration Movies Popular Culture

John Travolta's Dave with Sorrow by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 11, 2009)
Reflections on the death of his teenage son…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death Popular Culture Prayer

A Wonderful Life by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 14, 2008)
Many of us have loved the movie "It's a Wondferful Life," but perhaps didn't know how it all began…
Topics: Christmas History Holidays Movies

A Cultural Necessity by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 14, 2008)
The timeless place of poetry in our society…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Language, Meaning

Goddess Worship by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 29, 2008)
Oprah's popularity has become a religion…
Topics: Media Religion Television

Remembering Private Presley by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 30, 2008)
What Elvis was doing fifty years ago this week…
Topics: Birthdays & Annivesaries Music Popular Culture

In Praise of a Counter-Culture by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 17, 2008)
The good old days still are in Wenatchee, Washington…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Memories

A Portrait of "The War" by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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

The Tenor of Our Grief by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 9, 2007)
A Tribute to Luciano Pavarotti…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Music Tribute, Testimony

High School Musical by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 26, 2007)
Disney's latest phenom is anything but Mickey Mouse…
Topics: Music Popular Culture Television

Worshipping a Dead King by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 19, 2007)
The absurdity of Elvis Mania…
Topics: Current Events, News Popular Culture

Lamenting for Lindsay and Her Friends by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 29, 2007)
A prayer for your celebrity addicts…
Topics: Grace Popular Culture

The Time is Right by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 17, 2007)
Bob Barker's well-deserved retirement comes with a price…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Popular Culture Television Tribute, Testimony

The American Idol Battle Royal by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 27, 2007)
Beauty and the Beatboxer have returned to their corners…
Topics: Popular Culture Television

Sticks and Stones (and Hurtful Words) by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 29, 2007)
Lessons from a less-than smart Alec…
Topics: Language, Meaning

Idol Worship by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 25, 2007)
The irony of American Idol's popularity…
Topics: Popular Culture Television

Gibson's Fall from Grace by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 6, 2006)
Why it pays to beware of what trips us up.…
Topics: Current Events, News Faith Grace Popular Culture