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Written by Carroll a member of women move it forward blog

I would like to start by saying this blog has been so healing for me. The reason I became part of it was to work through my fear of writing. Most people have a fear of speaking in front of others I had no problem with that, but any essay questions on a test or any paper I was required to write would put me into a sweat.

So here we are years later and I have overcome that through this form. I give thanks upon thanks to all of my co-authors as well as anyone who read a post. And oddly enough this is the 50th year after the movie the sound of music. And as our group discussed the fact that we had all grown and we are all moving forward and that this blog will remain available for viewing and in case any of us wants to contribute an inspired post, I intuitively had the song from the sound of music playing in my head…

There’s a sad sort of clanging
From the clock in the hall
And the bells in the steeple, too
And up in the nursery
An absurd little bird
Is popping out to say coo-coo
(Coo-coo, coo-coo)
coo-coo Regretfully they tell us
coo-coo But firmly they compel us
coo-coo To say goodbye

To you

So long, farewell
Auf wiedersehen, goodnight
I hate to go and leave this pretty sight

So long, farewell
auf Wiedersehen, adieu

Adieu, adieu
To you and you and you

So long, farewell
Au revoir, auf Wiedersehen

I’d like to stay
And taste my first champagne


So long, farewell
auf Wiedersehen, goodbye

I leave and heave
A sigh and say goodbye

I’m glad to go
I cannot tell a lie

I flit, I float
I fleetly flee, I fly

The sun has gone
To bed and so must I

So long, farewell
auf Wiedersehen, goodbye



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