I’m really not a competitive person. At least I didn’t use to be. And in my brain I still want to believe I’m not that kind of person. That I’m one of those cool, laid back people that can just say “Whatever happens, happens”. Win? Lose? Draw? Eh, doesn’t bother this guy. He’s just happy … Continue reading Coming Alive in the Back Half
There’s bound to be a ghost at the back of your closet No matter where you live There’ll always be a few things, maybe several things That you’re gonna find really difficult to forgive Lyrics from “Up the Wolves” by the Mountain Goats I'm alone out here. This I know. And yet… I … Continue reading The Ghost with Me
Foreword This is a first for a Planet Clandemonium post: a foreword. Never done one a ‘dem before, never needed to. But this post is different. This post is a gift for my wife, Lauchette Byrne. Tomorrow she turns 33, and due to me being a terribly selfish asshole, I will not be home to … Continue reading My Wife Likes Pabst
I’ve written before about routines. My feelings on them, my need for them, and my belief that you need to choose what routine you want to settle in to. And I believe in what I wrote. Routine is a necessity. It can be a good thing that keeps you grounded so long as it is … Continue reading Clandemonium Heads East
You ever have that day that feels like it already happened? Like it’s just the same as another day that you already had and the sameness of it strikes you in the face, and makes you stop and think “Holy shit, I did this already. All of this already”. And no matter what you do … Continue reading F some S Up
I don’t have a lot of friends. I may have mentioned that before. I have a whole thing I’m writing about that and my thoughts on it. However it isn’t done at this point… and I’m not sure what is written is very good. So I’m not gonna fucking rush it out of fear that … Continue reading Significantly Less Fun than You Think
I was fighting the mold in the bowl with my peas, when a thought popped into my brain… If all of us hated high school so much, why was nothing ever changed… Okay. So if you have never heard “Punk Rock Academy” by Atom and His Package you have missed out. I first found this … Continue reading Byrne 2018… Wait What?