to create a title that would
>> s u r p r i s e << you..
Nothing came to me,
except Hello Again Friends! and Hello Again Left Arm!
Neither are very inspiring for the first post on a new site.
But both capture why this blog is new, why I am slowly transitioning away from SinglehandedKnits to this new place, With Mel.
SinglehandedKnits was the most incredible journey I have had apart from those of wife and motherhood. It was not only a time for me to rediscover myself, but to meet myself anew in a raw, stripped down form.
Many of you are familiar with my story:
Happy girl walks dog at home in Hawaii.
Coconut meets girl’s shoulder on walk.
Nerves decide to vacation after the stress of meeting coconut.
Girl relearns lots of things…and learns even more for the first time!
3 years later, nerves decide extended vacation can come to its end and
Presto! Girl gets new blog.
It’s a story as old as the beaches of Kauai…
Well, maybe not. But it is my story. And was my story. And will continue to be part of my story. But now I feel the need to move away from it. There were absolutely incredible things I experienced over the last 3 years that I am thankful for…but I would be untruthful if I let it seem like it was a happy, fun-filled journey the whole way.
Bottom line: I have wanted to be a two handed Mel every single moment since June 2011.
So can we all share a new adventure together?
I am thankful to everyone that came alongside me as I started the SinglehandedKnits blog. I am thankful for those of you who never met me there that I am meeting here for the first time. My plan is to blog, video, share, create here with YOU!
I started SinglehandedKnits with the intention of making 5 new friends. The goal hasn’t changed. Except now instead of Hi Five-ing you, I planning to give Big 10s.
Here is to hoping that we can still share the Aloha,