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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History

 49 records found

Harriet Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   November 1, 2019)
Courage, freedom, faith…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Courage Faith Freedom History Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Leadership Social Issues Social Movements


Washington, D.C. 1814 by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 24, 2019)
The importance of history…
Topics: History Learning


One Small Step by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 20, 2019)
Contemplating the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon…
Topics: God History Hopes & Dreams Science & Technology


The Beaches of Normandy by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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


Ancient Warnings by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 10, 2019)
Words that still ring true…
Topics: Bible History Predictions & Forecasts


Checking Out the Green Book by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 26, 2019)
The book that inspired a movie (eighty years later)…
Topics: History Media Minorities Movies Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


Close Calls by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 16, 2018)
Don't take democracy for granted…
Topics: Crisis Government History


Happy Birthday, Israel by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 19, 2018)
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of modern Israel's birth…
Topics: Current Events, News History Hopes & Dreams News Predictions & Forecasts Religion


The Forgotten Sunday by Stu Johnson


(Arts & Entertainment   January 15, 2018)
Without it Dunkirk would have been a disaster, not a miracle…
Topics: God Government History Media Movies Prayer War


October 31, 1517 by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 31, 2017)
The beginnings of today's diverse Christian church…
Topics: Beliefs History Religion


The Missing Message in Dunkirk by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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


A Toast to Our Next Door Neighbor by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 16, 2017)
Celebrating Canada's 150th birthday…
Topics: History News


D is for Daring by Greg Asimakoupoulos


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


A Day of Infamy (Revisited) by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 10, 2016)
Pondering Pearl Harbor 75 years later…
Topics: History Tragedy Tribute, Testimony War


A Centennial Worth Celebrating by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 22, 2016)
Paying tribute to the Boeing Airplane Company…
Topics: History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Transportation Tribute, Testimony


Birth of a Nation Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   October 1, 2016)
Freedom fighter or domestic terrorist?…
Topics: History Movies Social Issues Social Movements


Deepwater Horizon Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   September 24, 2016)
Horror, heroism, fear and faith…
Topics: Coping Courage History Movies News Tragedy


Reflections on September 11 by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 11, 2016)
Looking back and looking forward…
Topics: History Terrorism Tragedy Tribute, Testimony


Plunder by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 31, 2016)
The battle to preserve history…
Topics: History News Tragedy


James Robert Watkins: Soul Brother by James N. Watkins


(Hobbies & Lesiure   February 27, 2016)
Digging up trivia and treasures when searching for namesakes…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) History Research


Blackboard History reported by Stu Johnson


(Learn   August 10, 2015)
An Oklahoma school discovered a literal time capsule when a remodeling project uncovered slate blackboards with lessons from 1917…
Topics: Teaching


A Doctor's Death and the Birth of Terrorism by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 23, 2014)
Remembering the martyrdom of Paul Carlson fifty years later…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Courage Grace Terrorism

70 Years Ago by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 5, 2014)
For my last birthday, I received a book about the Summer of 1927…
Topics: Memories

O Say Did You Know Your National Anthem? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 14, 2014)
It's the Star Spangled Banner's Bicentennial…
Topics: Music

Happy Birthday Smokey by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 10, 2014)
The famous firefighting bear turns seventy!…
Topics: Birthdays & Annivesaries Conservation & Environement Symbols & Icons

The War to End All Wars by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 27, 2014)
What began 100 years ago was anything but…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation War

A Long Day at the Beach by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 8, 2014)
Remembering D-Day 70 years later…
Topics: Gratitute Tribute, Testimony War

Grandsons of Norway Take Pride by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 18, 2014)
A 17th of May salute…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Family

Lincoln, Lincoln, I've Been Thinkin' by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 10, 2013)
Pondering Lincoln's legacy on the 204th anniversary of his birth…
Topics: Ethics & Morality History Holidays Politics

A Giant Leap Remembered by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 2, 2012)
One final step for Neil Armstrong…
Topics: History Science & Technology Tribute, Testimony

A Needle in the Sky by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 22, 2012)
Celebrating Seattle's iconic landmark…
Topics: Birthdays & Annivesaries History

Beware of Icebergs by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 15, 2012)
A tragedy of Titanic proportions…
Topics: Birthdays & Annivesaries Disaster History

A Race to Nome by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 22, 2012)
A tag-team rescue then and now…
Topics: Crisis Grace History

The "Ask Not" Speech Remembered by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 23, 2011)
What a remarkable speech it was!…
Topics: Discipleship History Service

Victory at Sea by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 5, 2010)
Recalling a symphony of peace sixty-five years ago
Topics: Birthdays & Annivesaries History Tribute, Testimony War

When Rome Cried by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 18, 2010)
This is why we study history but do we learn from it?…
Topics: Politics Sports

Taking Stock of Woodstock by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 16, 2009)
How that concert forty years ago impacted society…
Topics: Change History Music Popular Culture Social Movements

Love's Eagle Has Landed by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 19, 2009)
Spiritual reflections on a historic milestone…
Topics: Faith History Science & Technology

A Century Agp by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 12, 2009)
The way things were…
Topics: History Statistics

Deadly Lessons from Jonestown by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 23, 2008)
What Jim Jones continues to teach us…
Topics: Birthdays & Annivesaries History Tragedy

Only a Century Ago by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 19, 2008)
What if I were born in 1827, not 1927? This then would have been my world for the last two decades or more of my life…
Topics: Demographics History Statistics

The Misnomer of Ground Zero by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 14, 2008)
A infamous landmark turns seven years old…
Topics: Birthdays & Annivesaries History Terrorism

In Praise of Mayberry Days by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 17, 2008)
Pining for what Andy Griffith took for granted…
Topics: Change Media Memories

Remembering Bobby by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 8, 2008)
The aftermath of RFK's death is still before us 40 years later&hellipl
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Birthdays & Annivesaries History Politics

The Second Exodus by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 18, 2008)
Recalling Israel's rebirth 60 years ago…
Topics: God History Religion

Try to Remember and Forget by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 14, 2007)
Poetic reflections on the week of September 11…
Topics: History Memories Tribute, Testimony

Remembering Princess Di and Mother T by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 2, 2007)
Calculating the wages of fame (and faith) a decade later…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) History

Immigration by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   June 10, 2007)
There's a lot of talk, more than action, on immigration these days (May 2007)…
Topics: History Policy, Policy Formation Social Issues

Burma Shave by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 12, 2006)
How many of you remember those ol' Burma Shave signs along our highways (no freeways or Interstate then. Here are a few that a friend (another senior) sent to me so I will share some with you…
Topics: Advertising Humor Memories