Category: Preston Crompton

Reaction to school bond

Part of working at The Power County Press requires me to be objective to everything. One thing I have a hard time dealing with, although I have gradually become better at it. The opinion page is usually where I give…

Have some pickles with your popcorn

“Well you’ve been married two months. Should be smooth sailing from here on out hahaha,” texted Marc. Two months down. It’s only taken two months for me to find out something new about Adriana. She likes to put whole pickles…

True pride

In the wake of the Boise State versus Idaho State football game the past weekend, a lot of people noticed an Idaho State alum at the game, Stacy Dragila. Another thing they noticed was at the beginning of the game,…

How long is a lifetime?

According to my wedding ring, it’s only seven days. It had been exactly one week since I was married and my ring shattered into six or so pieces on the golf course. I kept asking Adriana how much the ring…

Honeymooners

Adriana and I are curious people and a lot of time we wonder where phrases came from. “One for the books!” “Flying off the seat of our pants.” “In the buff.” The last one I just barely learned from Mr.…

Ditto

I can now count the days on one hand until I’m a married man. Even typing it out doesn’t really set in for me. I’m sure when I finally realize that I will be married, it will all come to…

One month left

In exactly one month, I will no longer call Adriana my fiance. She will finally have Crompton following her first name. I’ve only known her for a year and a half but I feel like I’ve known her longer than…

A good magician never reveals tricks

Adriana and I weren’t too keen with the name Tanner for a dog. We know people named Tanner and it just doesn’t seem like a dog’s name. We eventually came to the consensus of Tango. It’s close to Tanner and…

Caitlin and Marc

These next couple of months are chalk full of things I’m going to be a part of. Since I’m going to be so busy, I’m writing some columns ahead of time so I can take some of the workload off…

The price is right

The time has finally come. Adriana and I finally got our own dog. An eight month old German Shepherd mixed with Rottweiler. A dog with that pedigree will strike fear into the hearts of many… or so you would think.…