Vera Koo spent Valentine’s Day alone this year, but it didn’t make her sad one bit. Find out what happened and why.
Vera Koo: How I Evolved into Being a Different Artist
Vera Koo offers wisdom about evolving into a different artist, appreciating the simple and fine things you find in life and in people.
How I Lost and Gained Vision
In this story, former competition shooter Vera Koo describes her last few years with vision problems, and how she lost and gained back her vision.
Vera Koo Writes About Inspiration
Vera Koo has seen many trials, and luckily for us, blogs about those experiences. Read excerpts from a few of these “Inspiration” posts.
Vera Koo: On Why She is ‘Chasing the Carrot’
Vera Koo writes, “Although I cannot expect to be on top of my game at this point in my sporting clay shooting journey, it feels good to be striving toward improvement. I don’t feel stale. I feel invigorated. At 75-years old, I have a reason to exercise. I have a carrot to chase, a challenge to drive me and help keep me focused.”
Sharing a Love of Rock Climbing with My Daughter
Shane Koo tells us how her daughter, Mia, has become interested in her mother’s passion: rock climbing. Shane believes it is a parent’s goal to be surpassed by her children, in all aspects of life.
Vera Koo: When Your Friend Won’t Listen to Good Advice
We all have encountered a friend or loved one going down a path we wish we could correct. Our responsibility is to try to steer that person in the right direction with good advice. But what should you do if your friend will not listen to you? I experienced this during...
Coronavirus Pandemic: How it Changed My Lifestyle
Vera Koo shares how the Coronavirus Pandemic changed her and her family’s lifestyles by slowing things down and exploring new interests.
Thankful for Those Who Helped Along the Way
By Vera Koo, Women's Outdoor News, Published March 16, 2020 When I consider my life and how fortunate I have been, it is almost as if I am in a play with a perfectly written script. My story has had countless hurdles and challenging times, but just when it seems as if...
A Peek Into the Life of Vera Koo and the Book She is Writing
By Vera Koo, Women's Outdoor News, Published September 20, 2016 I met Vera Koo a few years ago and have been intrigued with her ever since. It’s no secret that I think she is an absolutely amazing person. As I read her recent column, my respect for her grew all the...
Peace, Harmony and Forgiveness: ‘Shing Ping’ Matters
By Vera Koo, Women's Outdoor News, Published June 7, 2017 When I compete in sport shooting, I try to achieve complete peace in my mind. I work hard to remain focused and keep stray thoughts from creeping in. Some shooters like to socialize at the range, but that is...
Vera Koo and the Importance of a Random Act of Kindness
By Vera Koo, Women's Outdoor News, Published October 19, 2016 One of my daughters once asked me what I thought the most important virtue was that she should try to instill in her children. I answered: kindness. Certainly, kindness is not the only virtue for which to...