3 Generations of Fourth of July Traditions

Posted on July 03, 2017 by Kate Moynihan | 0 comments

Bucket head fun! Coincidences or family genetics? Maybe not great minds, but we surely think alike!

Above, I am the cute, chubby gal on the left, no laughing please. The top right are my sons. They were so inspiring, in 2013, I wrote Beached in a Camper, my first junior fiction book, based on photographs just like that one.

The lower right photo is my grand kids, Aislynn and Liam! Three generations of 4th of July fun and not just with fireworks! Gotta love summer traditions.

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The Best Thanksgiving Inspiration

Posted on November 24, 2016 by Kate Moynihan | 0 comments

This Thanksgiving I remembered how a few kind words made all the difference...even if they arrived in the mail a bit soggy from an all-day drizzle.

After all, it's the thought that counts! And this sweet note from kids who read my junior fiction books did it for me!

I'm hoping the kids' smile will brighten your Thanksgiving, too, raindrops and smudges and all. What imperfections made you laugh this holiday?  


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About the Artsy Shopkeeper

Hi, I'm Kate Moynihan. Yes, I am a baby boomer, and my professional life has taken a few interesting twists and turns. The journey began as a registered nurse. After thirteen years of caring for others, however, I got the creative itch. At the time, I was a single mom living in North Dakota; that’s when I caught this bug to paint pictures. Now, twenty-seven years later, I have some stories to tell about my artistic journey. Read more...

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