Closed Doors and Open Windows

Resilience skills learned from The Sound of Music

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When I was a child, The Sound of Music was one of my favorite movies. Julie Andrews’ spinning in that opening scene of mountains and blue sky was my pattern for what a happy life would look like. “How do you solve a problem like Maria” became my theme song (a flibbertigibbet, a will-o-the-wisp, a clown!).