Category: Press Columns

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.…

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…