Meet life head-on with natural courage

Making a Difference in Mongolia

The Mongolian Steppes? A Wildlife Expedition? Why? These are some of the reactions I got from my family and friends when I told them about my plans to join an Earthwatch Expedition to the Mongolian Steppes in Central Asia this September.   Mongolia Invitation from Carol Koziol on Vimeo. I was surprised to learn that Mongolia, having US$2 day average income, is oneRead More …

Naturally Superior: Time by the Greatest of Lakes


Standing on the shoreline of Lake Superior, I inhaled a deep breath of crisp clean air and then exhaled slowly. The tension in my body and soul began to drift away with the rhythm of the waves. I thought to myself how great this lake truly is and smiled, thankful that I was fortunate enough to be able to feelRead More …

Summer Just Opens the Door


Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people. for those few months, you’re not required to be who everyone thinks you are, and that cut-grass smell in the air and the chance to dive into the deep end of a pool give you a courage you don’t have the rest of the year. YouRead More …

It may be when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. ~ Wendell Berry