Author Archive for Machel Penn Shull
I am sitting in my backyard. The air is quiet. The sky is blue. There is a hint of summer in the air today in the harsh sunlight, which has been hidden by the clouds almost all winter.
Lately, my world has been slightly tilted, almost sideways really. I’ve been thinking about what happens after you reach your dreams. I’m a bit of an analyzer; a thinker and maybe I ponder things too much sometimes. I tend to be somber during these times. I retreat into my own skin and turn to running [...]
How do you keep yourself inspired every day? Do you ever get up and think, “This is it, same thing as yesterday. How long will life continue on with this same routine?” Yes, life can be boring, methodical and sometimes just plain humdrum. What do you do when this happens? Do you decide to pity [...]
In January of 2008, the rain seemed like a ominous sign to go home. Sitting at a traffic light in Encinitas, while the turn signal flashed on my dashboard, I had the distinct feeling that if I didn’t make that appointment, I might be missing out on a golden opportunity. That meeting just happened to [...]