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<Clutches new title closely to chest, and embarrassedly approaches the microphone........>
Well thank you, sincerely for your best wishes, this was so completely unexpected.
I would like to take a moment to give a huge shout out to the people that originally invited me to join the team as Moderator.
Clorinda and Sarah F who first invited me.
And the rest of the team around at that time, they all patiently showed me the ropes - and corrected my first hesitant errors, both technically and in manner.
Tori in Texas and Daniel.
Maria and Sergeant Pepper forever in the background keeping a watchful eye and helping members in the The World Tonight forum.
And the many others that have spent a stint moderating the board in between since. They might not have spent long in the roles but their company was very welcome while they were.
Welcome to Triplets Love Paul as our new team member taking up that gauntlet.
And to Fiona M our retiring board admin, along with Sarah F, the original two board moderators. I hope you are both enjoying your retirements and can be proud of what you've achieved. I'm sure they were long and sometimes frustrating hours, but hopefully peppered with moments of delight as well.
And of course, to Liz (calicoskych2001) our current board admin who has coached and guided me from the outset and still does ...
So much to learn still..
I'd like to thank my mother who.... <shepherds crook enters stage left and Martin is dragged off still talking. Nothing new there then >