Machel Penn Shull

Life is a bowl of cherries in Rancho Santa Fe

Life is a bowl of cherries in Rancho Santa Fe

When you go from selling fruit for a living and then to art, you can gain quite a bit of perspective on human behavior. Helping my husband at Lemon Twist on the weekends in Rancho Santa Fe is one of the highlights of my week. Besides writing, I am also fine art consultant in La […]

It was a night for celebration with author Luanne Rice

It was a night for celebration with author Luanne Rice

Maybe it’s not a coincidence that in the year my son Jackson was born, 2000, I discovered my favorite female author, Luanne Rice. During that year, I had been isolated and pregnant amongst the eucalyptus trees.

Sunshine fills Rancho Santa Fe with inspiration and parties

Sunshine fills Rancho Santa Fe with inspiration and parties

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 […]