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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She and I and You and Us, All Watching TV by Garrison Keillor
(Connections July 15, 2022)
Personal identity is a complex matter and if a pronoun is all you need to validate you, fine. It’d help if you pasted your pronoun on your forehead, but if you feel that would marginalize you or stereotype you, I understand…
Topics: Beliefs • Change • Communication • Language, Meaning • Relationships • Trends
You Make Me Happy When Skies are Gray by Garrison Keillor
(My World January 1, 2022)
Welcome progress observed at my last visit to the dentist…
Topics: Change • Contemplation, Insight • COVID-19 • Holidays • Holiday Season • Hopes & Dreams • Humor • New Year's
It's Time for Americans to Buy Less Stuff by Terry Nguyen / Vox
(My World October 29, 2021)
Thanks to the supply chain crisis, holiday shopping won't be easy this year—even if you buy early…
Topics: Advertising • Change • Cost of Living • COVID-19 • Crisis • Current Events, News • Ethics & Morality • Financial • Holidays • Holiday Season • Lifestyle, General • Opportunity • Social Issues • Technology
The Challenges and Chances of Change by Greg Asimakoupoulos
(Rhymes & Reasons October 9, 2021)
Announcing a coming change…
Topics: Change • Circumstances, Life Events • Coping • Opportunity
Wake Up Call by Dan Seagren
(Senior Moments August 22, 2020)
Are we on the right track?…
Topics: Change • Character, Integrity • History • Social Issues • Trends • Values
Home Sweet Home by Dan Seagren
(Senior Moments August 6, 2017)
A flood of memories from a trip to my boyhood home…
Topics: Change • Friends & Neighbnors • Memories
Let's Hear It for Culture by Greg Asimakoupoulos
(Rhymes & Reasons June 25, 2017)
A call to understanding not agreement…
Topics: Change • Relationships • Values
Farmer Dan by Dan Seagren
(Senior Moments June 11, 2017)
There is something special about farming…take it from a city slicker…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) • Change • Lifestyle, General • Memories
Innovation by Dan Seagren
(Senior Moments April 30, 2017)
Innovation is more than incremental change…
Topics: Change • Future • Social Movements • Technology • Trends
Cultural Changes by Dan Seagren
(Senior Moments April 2, 2017)
Since I was born in 1927, there have been a few changes in our culture…
Topics: Change • History • Memories
Junk by Dan Seagren
(Senior Moments December 13, 2015)
Downsizing means decisions and senior moments…
Topics: Change • Choices and Decision Making • Material Goods, Materialism • Memories
Turning the Clock Back by Dan Seagren
(Senior Moments March 31, 2013)
Yes, I can turn our grandmother clock back. So, why can't we turn our calendar back? …
Topics: Change • Ethics & Morality • Memories • Trends
A Prodigal Nation by Greg Asimakoupoulos
(Rhymes & Reasons May 20, 2012)
Grieving for what once was but is no longer…
Topics: Beliefs • Change • Crisis
Road Rage on Wall Street by Greg Asimakoupoulos
(Rhymes & Reasons October 23, 2011)
Has the American dream become a nightmare?…
Topics: Change • Financial • Trends • Trouble
Facing America's Moral Erosion by Greg Asimakoupoulos
(Rhymes & Reasons August 30, 2009)
Reflections on a famous American landmark…
Topics: Change • Ethics & Morality
A Sentimental Journey by Greg Asimakoupoulos
(Rhymes & Reasons August 23, 2009)
A road trip to college with daughter number three…
Topics: Change • Family • Parenting, Parents
A New Year's Dance-a-Thon by Greg Asimakoupoulos
(Rhymes & Reasons January 11, 2009)
Waltzing with the unknown…
Topics: Change • Faith • New Year's
The Next Generation by Dan Seagren
(Senior Moments December 7, 2008)
Let me begin with a Rip Van Lee chair and ottoman which has graced our living room for forty years…
Topics: Business • Change • Choices and Decision Making
The Richest Kind by Greg Asimakoupoulos
(Rhymes & Reasons December 3, 2006)
Craving the coffee Mrs. Olson brewed…
Topics: Change • Lifestyle, General