Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Category Archives: Fatherhood


What if this, what if that, possible, probable, likely, definite.

August 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

On Reptiles and Rivers.

There is a story of a frog, and of a scorpion, and there is also another story of a crocodile.

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bleeding Hearts.

What some call policy and others call cruelty.

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment


I’d like to talk to you about so much else.

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Father’s Day Gift.

I did not have to be brave for you today.

June 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Common Taxonomy.

I don’t know if this dream was prophetic.

April 2, 2018 · Leave a comment


Because what I have is worth more than you think you have a right to.

February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Next Part.

Today you turned six, son of mine, and there’s a part of me that wants to believe The Hard Part is over.

January 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Joy of Agency.

The consent should be both enthusiastic and consistent.

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment


Trying to raise a better human.

November 13, 2017 · Leave a comment