Brett Crompton

Cute kitty can’t stay at our house

The checkers all wore smiles on their faces as they stood at the front of their checkout counters at Ken’s Food Market when I approached them Monday afternoon. I wandered along the aisles looking for something new, when I finally…

Oh, the joys of gift giving and receiving

Most people are lucky enough to receive gifts on at least two occasions each year. Most people in this area will celebrate Christmas and a birthday. Those even luckier might celebrate an anniversary and other special events. But the luckiest…

I should have stayed in bed

Taking a week off to travel where the weather is warm, like my wife and sons and I did a couple weeks ago, apparently wasn’t such a good idea. First off, we didn’t want to come home. Especially when we…