Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Monthly Archives: January, 2017


Be wary of what is labeled “distraction.”

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Larger Sandbox.

There’s a behavior you can sometimes observe if you watch a three year-old interact with a one year-old, in which the former seems perplexed at the developmental stage of the latter.

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

News & Guts & Gumption.

A yearning to wander into a newsman’s office.

January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Department of Natural History.

I draw a great deal of meaning from the fact that yesterday somebody in charge of the Badlands National Park social media presence decided to go rogue.

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spirited Debate.

This morning I thought about joining the fray at the Facebog of State Senator Chris McDaniel (R-MS).

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment


If Katie Rich must be punished, so too must the president.

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Cultivation of Roses.

I recommend people read Alan Moore’s V For Vendetta not because of the protagonist, but because of every other principal character in the book.

January 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Deathscribe: “The Sum of Your Experience.”

If you enjoy tales of dread delivered into your ears, here’s one I directed.

January 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ignoring The Inaugural.

I admit, about a month ago I leaned towards the idea of decorum and tradition as far as legislators, ex-presidents, and other dignitaries attending the inauguration. I’ve changed my mind since then.

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Civic engagement.

A fencing match, sans foils.

January 13, 2017 · Leave a comment