Category Archives: Column

Movie Diary
March 27, 2019

A sporting choice

By Dom Cioffi My son is playing in a couple of spring basketball leagues over the next few months. He has games on Tuesday and Thursday nights and two on…

The Movie Diary
March 20, 2019

A mountain of a man

By Dom Cioffi I’ve seen the future of basketball and its name is Zion. Two weeks ago, a guy I work with asked me if I wanted free tickets to…

Column
March 12, 2019

Tapestry of light

By Susie Spikol I’ve taken to wandering the night lately – one of the pleasures of having a puppy. Willow, my pup, and I walk at all hours, from twilight…

Column
March 12, 2019

Learning to dance

By Mary Ellen Shaw Having a sixth grade dance in a strict Catholic school seemed unlikely to happen back in the ’50s. But our principal, Sister Saint Michael, scheduled a…

Column
March 12, 2019

Coping with pain

By Marguerite Jill Dye Why are you here, I beg of my pain. What brought you on? Why have you invaded my life? “What must I do to loosen your…

Column
March 12, 2019

If the shoe fits

By Dom Cioffi In the last year, my son has grown an astonishing amount. This is evident not only in the aches and pains he’s experiencing from rapid growth, but…