Movie Diary

Movie Diary
January 9, 2019

Reaching new heights

By Dom Cioffi

Not long ago, my son had a few neighborhood friends over to hang out. For years the kids have been congregating at our home so I generally don’t pay much attention to their activities. I’m just happy when they’re within earshot and…

Solving life’s mysteries
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January 1, 2019

Solving life’s mysteries

By Dom Cioffi

A new year is upon us!

The holiday stress has waned (except for the tearing down of all those Christmas decorations) and with it comes an opportunity to reset our psychological clocks to better focus on what lies ahead.

Movie Diary
December 26, 2018

Resolving to change

By Dom Cioffi

The New Year is upon us and with it comes the inevitable pressure to make an annual resolution.

This is the time of year when smokers vow to quit (or at least cut back), foodies resolve to lose weight (or at least…

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December 18, 2018

The home stretch

By Dom Cioffi

So, here we are in the home stretch of the holiday season. With only days to go, the intensity of this glorious annual event is heating up.

As I mentioned a few columns ago, this is the…

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December 11, 2018

The social network

By Dom Cioffi

A couple weeks ago I sat down at my computer, cup of coffee in hand, and pulled up the morning’s email. I rifled through the prerequisite offers for discount drugs, quickly deleting them as fast as I could read…

Movie Diary
August 23, 2018

Hats off to you

By Dom Cioffi

I begrudgingly get up between 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. every weekday morning. I hate the act of getting out of bed that early. In fact, my first waking thought once my alarm goes off is usually, “Kill me.”

Movie Diary
August 1, 2018

Boys to men

By Dom Cioffi

The month-long experiment is officially over. Four weeks ago, my wife and I dropped our teenage son off at military camp. The idea was to build some character and revisit his suffering study habits. The program promised to nudge young men toward…