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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.

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

February 8, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

The immigration debate, or how political outrage goes to far.

The ever widening political climate in America today is the worse I can remember it being. I believe it is being fueled by Social media and the ability of people to search for and find like minded people that will confirm exactly what the person believes without providing a counter point. The sad thing is

February 2, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

Trying to Stay Positive in Today’s World Climate.

It is often sometimes very difficult for a person with depression of bipolar to maintain a positive attitude in day to day life. Today’s political climate makes that task even harder to accomplish. I am a person who has always been involved in politics, I love debating and discussing the policies that control our country

January 25, 2017
Bradley Finnearty

The Story of A Middle-aged Bipolar Man and How I Survived.

Or, how a messed up life can be cool and interesting. A website that includes a blog such as this is many times very malleable, it takes on many lives from inception to its conclusion. This one started as a website to show my talents as webmaster, to get customers. I have changed it many times,