“Hello, my name is Grief.”

Grief, once introduced, is more a life long companion than burden carried or a stage of human experience. The body of grief is lined out for the mourning. A wake. A one and done ordeal. You are to process these … Continue reading

“Action” – Small word, BIG meaning.

I was asked at the birth of this new year to pick ONE WORD to define what I wanted from 2015. Usually I am not much for adorning a new year with some sort of mystical power of change, but … Continue reading

The RCL Takes a Look Back and Lays Down Some (Attempted) Wisdom

In honor of “Throwback Thursday” and the fact that I have been thinking about, writing about and rehashing my travel fever, I have decided to share an old journal entry. This was written circa January 2003. I was twenty-two years … Continue reading