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Kitchen table conversations with bradley finnearty

Kitchen Table Conversations is my blog about my life and interests. I write like I talk. If you are a grammar Nazi or other such perfectionist then this probably is not the blog for you. If you are looking for information that may help you to understand your life with Bipolar 2 or how an everyday person feels about things from politics to life and inspiration without the veiled insults to your intelligence then you have found a home on the web.

June 10, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

How I Find Inspiration

Author  Finding inspiration is as unique to a person as their own personalities. I don’t see how someone can say to get inspiration from this or from that so everyone can or should. I get it from many different places. In my article How My Bipolar Past Affects My Hope For A Future I chronicle

May 6, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

Is The Era Of Great Music Over?

Twilight of the Rock Gods? What is a music lover going to do? Author  In a March 26, 2017 article in the Wall Street Journal titled Twilight of the Rock Gods by Neil Shah talks about how concert venues are still being dominated by the groups from the 70’s and 80’s. His statements that the great rock acts have

April 22, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

Enjoying The Day At Sandy Sues Silver Diner and the Flea Market.

Author  A nice warm winter day always makes Bobbi and I want to get out and enjoy the day. On this day we decided to head to the Hocking Hills Market to visit the craft and antique malls. When we arrived we decided to give Sandy Sue’s Silver Diner a try. The one thing I can

April 13, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

39 Images from the 2016 Lancaster Festival Art Walk.

“To be an artist is to believe in life.”–Henry Moore Author  What started out as an extremely hot and humid day with a heat advisory turned rainy with thunderstorms around noon. That caused the 12 o’clock concert by Arnett Howard to be cancelled. That could have been the end of the Art Walk for this

April 3, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

Meet Artist Darren McGrath

Author You often hear people say things like “do what you love” and other such motivation comments. I am a firm believer in that for many reasons. But in order to do what you love you have to find it, and to some that never happens. They are always worried about what they have to

March 24, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

Meet Hocking County Stained Glass Artist Cher Mitchell

Author  Hocking County Ohio resident Cher Mitchell has found a passion is in stained glass and spends many hours working to make some really beautiful things with her talent. I recently contacted Cher and asked her about her work. She told me that she wanted a way to express herself and the things that she

March 22, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

My Love For Local Indie Music

Author  Virgin Records was started by Richard Branson and group of friends in the bottom of a church in England. He has built it into an empire that spans travel, music, telecommunications and much, much more. His daughter Holly Branson is heading up a campaign that asks “Is technology hurting music”?. I think to answer the

March 17, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

My Bipolar Past Affects A Hope For The Future.

Author  I learned that I was bipolar 2 about 15 years ago and ever since then I have looked  back at my past to see how it has affected my life. I don’t dwell on it but I do look back at parts of my life and say “did it cause that? My reason for

March 2, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

A Working Class Persons View Of President Trump.

What I am going to try to do is to explain in lay terms why President Trump was elected by and is supported by the working class of America. I will be talking about my own views and things that people have told me about how they feel. You know water cooler talk. It seems

February 13, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

Steve Garufi; Under a Triumphant Sky Author Making Making A 3rd Bike Trip Across America.

Way back when, meaning when I first became an internet user, I became online friends with a guy from Colorado who was quirky and fun to chat with. As those things go you never know how long you are going to remain friends with someone you meet online, but Steve Garufi and I have kept