2018 |Faith Hope Love|

By | 2018-01-05T13:36:32+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Michelle Bradford, Nerd Pencil Friends|

I find myself reflecting on one of my favorite quotes as 2018 establishes itself. Faith, hope and love are on my heart today and seem to inherit the realm of winter beginnings. "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put [...]

Author Interview | Shutta Crum | Life

By | 2018-01-05T15:13:33+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Books, Michelle Bradford, Nerd Pencil Friends, Teach, Writing Life|

A few thoughts about one of my favorite children's authors. I first met Shutta at a writing conference, my first one in fact. I was sitting at a big round table and someone beholding a contagious smile sat down next to me. And then, the table was full. Chuckle! It is my privilege to [...]

15 Ways to Share A Ray of Sunshine Today

By | 2017-07-13T13:56:48+00:00 March 6th, 2015|Creative, Howdy!, Michelle Bradford, Platform, Shine|

Daybreak (two days ago) I was taking some grain to the bird feeder. As I was filling the feeder, I felt that I was being watched. I began to look around and noticed a small chickadee about 8 short inches from the front of my face. Looking directly at me she sang her little chick-a-dee-dee [...]

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