Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Category Archives: History

Questionable choices and dictionary definitions.

“I come back to this quote now and again — not verbatim, just the operative tones and phrases of it.”

April 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Crisis modes.

“How?” we ask. “Why? Have you not seen and heard this buffoon?”

March 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Entitled progeny.

“We have much to learn from both tragedies.”

March 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Marathons, baseball games, and the ends of operas.

Things begun; things not yet over.

February 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

The state of the executions.

Terror in and across the aisles.

February 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Optical illusions.

On a criminal president’s celebration of criminal justice reform.

February 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Legacies left behind.

Of honors undeserved and honors yet to be given.

January 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Material witness.

An illustrative example on the questions of hearsay and firsthand accounts.

November 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

At helms and under helmets.

On the suspicious death of a humanitarian organizer and who benefits most from it.

November 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rabbit Holes and Repeating Patterns.

…I didn’t imagine exactly how far back those roads could have started and how twisted their paths forward may have been.

October 18, 2019 · Leave a comment