The Movie Diary

Star light, star bright

By Dom Cioffi Autumn brings many changes to the environment with its unique colors, sounds and scents. For me, the impending fall has always reignited my love of jogging, in large part so I can get out and absorb the […]

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School is in session

By Dom Cioffi We’re only a month into the school year and I’ve already found myself at a parent/teacher conference. Nothing bad has happened with our teenage son, but my wife and I wanted to make sure that he was […]

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Life in the fast lane

By Dom Cioffi I spent this past week in Boston. I was there with a couple of my coworkers attending a marketing conference. Our goal was to pick up some valuable knowledge concerning the future of online marketing, which is […]

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Band on the run

By Dom Cioffi Back in college, one of my roommates was in a band that became fairly popular around campus. They played gigs throughout our four-year tenure and enjoyed a loyal following among students. By default, I became a roadie, […]

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Beyond the sea

By Dom Cioffi At the age of 7 or 8, I boarded my first commercial airline flight. It was February and I was headed to Florida with my mother to spend two weeks at my grandparents’ villa. “Villa” sounds fancy, […]

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Sending my love

By Dom Cioffi My teenage son just finished his third week of military camp. Next weekend, after a month away, we will return to the campus to pick him up and bring him back home. We’re excited and curious at […]

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Slipping into form

By Dom Cioffi As of this past weekend, my son has reached the mid-way point in his month-long stay at a summer military camp. His mother and I struggled with the decision to send him to this camp, but ultimately […]

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Breaking the spell

By Dom Cioffi So, as I outlined in last week’s column, prior to the start of the summer break, my wife and I made the decision to send our teenage son to a 30-day camp meant to enrich lives and […]

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Armed and dangerous

By Dom Cioffi I realized the other day that my son is roughly the same age that I was when I first started mowing lawns. That thought frightened me. I would no sooner let my son grab ahold of a […]

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