The Movie Diary

The ties that bind

By Dom Cioffi The cold weather gripping the country has put a damper on a lot of people’s fun – including my son. Because of this, we allowed him to have a couple of friends visit this past weekend to hang […]

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The Movie Diary

Looking to the stars

By Dom Cioffi The first “Star Wars” film came out in May of 1977. I was 11 years old and a typical wide-eyed youth. I remember going to see the film at the mall (when malls were still fashionable). I […]

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A disaster waiting to happen

By Dom Cioffi Throughout my high school years, there was one kid who stood out for his brains. Appropriately, his name was Eugene (although he would throw a fit if you called him anything other than Gene). Gene was head […]

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Drumming up some talent

By Dom Cioffi One day, just before Christmas a couple years ago, my brother-in-law pulled me aside to ask a question. He walked me into a spare room and pointed to several cardboard boxes that were in the corner, asking […]

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Music to my ears

By Dom Cioffi We just made the giant step of purchasing a desk and chair set for our son’s bedroom. And I already regret it. Up until recently, my son has always done his nightly homework at the kitchen table, […]

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Spotting a winner

By Dom Cioffi A few months ago, one of my coworkers was in my office to discuss an upcoming project. In the middle of our conversation, the internet radio I was tuned into started playing a song that I absolutely […]

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Whatever it takes

By Dom Cioffi Years ago, I spent the summer break in between my sophomore and junior years of college living in Cape Cod with several friends. The idea was to earn a little money and partake in the party scene […]

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Digging in

By Dom Cioffi I want to believe this chapter of my life is over. On Friday of last week, I traveled to Jacksonville, Fla., for another check-up concerning my cancer battle. It was exactly a year ago when I went down […]

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As luck would have it

By Dom Cioffi Ever since my first major rock concert in high school, I have been a fan of live music productions. It didn’t matter if it was a local band playing in a nearby nightclub or a nationwide act […]

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