Hey Michael, What's Been Going On?
An exclusive interview with one of marketing's most successful and elusive scientists and loving fathers, Michael Musgrove.
No stranger to the world of speed guitar, master woodworking, and additive manufacturing as well as insight into the world’s largest company Amazon, we speak with Michael for a few moments.
The Gorgon: Welcome, Michael. We know you’re busy so we’ll get right down to it.
Michael: Thank you. It’s a pleasure to be here.
The Gorgon: First, your daughter. What’s up with her?
Michael: As you know, she means everything to me and I’ve spent nights and days working to get her back so we can live as “normal” or “functional” of a life as possible without interference, which we’ve experienced now in spades from her mother and the court. Neither which I need involved in our lives.
We had our hearing 3 weeks ago and the judge is going to provide a ruling when she gets around to it. No hurry according to her. What that will contain will be how we are able to proceed. Best case: Cecelia and I are reunited and the court bows out. We still must put some type of 3rd party in place because of her mother, so when we communicate and meet, there will be a witness. That’s what she requires. And that’s the best case.
The worst case is the judge thinks the entire problem is the LOCATION of the visitation center with Cecelia, which I told her is an “authoritarian mess.” The location. As if. But that’s what we’re dealing with, so if she says we must stay in supervised access, where I must PAY to see my daughter with social workers observing and censoring me, with the full consent on the order of the court, then, that’s not happening. That’s what I attempted to explain to the court earlier in the year. To largely cotton-stuffed ears.
So that’s what is going on with her. I don’t know, to be specific. I am trying to learn where she lives and goes to school which her mother has obfuscated for a reason only she knows. That’s another chapter to this horror story.
The Gorgon: Living. Where are you?
Michael: I have wanted to return to SC since before meeting my now ex-wife, so nothing of course has changed. It’s where my friends and family are, as opposed to Kentucky, where neither I nor Cecelia’s mother has friends or family after over a decade. There’s nothing here for anyone but the ex-wife. Which of course is all that matters to her. So there’s no reason to stay up here. Cecelia and I would have 100% of a better life in SC, which her mother has said in a text she’d “go broke on attorney fees before letting” that happen. You can deduct what you want from that.