Preston Crompton

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…

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.…

The price of a puppy

Last week I mentioned being in a road rage incident. I didn’t think anything of it until I received a missed call from my mom. I was driving so Adriana called her back and I could hear my mom asking,…

“I Get Carried Away”

I’ve come down with a serious case of writer’s block, a common phenomenon that nobody has found a cure for yet. Last week I was planning on writing a column and came across this devastating crutch. I’m not sure if…

A year can change a man

It’s been just over a year since my dad suffered the first of three aneurysms. It feels like yesterday but also like it never really happened. It’s hard to explain something that’s self-conflicting. Seeing my dad out and about doing…

March Madness

The madness is upon us. I can hear college basketball announcers Dick Vitale and Gus Johnson screaming and mayhem ensuing. So grab your pencils, do your research, grab your lucky rabbit foot. The NCAA tournament is lurking at every office,…