Tag Archives: Movie Diary

The Movie Diary
February 28, 2018

The haves and the have-nots

By Dom Cioffi

My wife and I traveled to Aspen, Colo., this past week for a few days of skiing and snowboarding. We were lucky enough to be the guests of one of my wife’s business clients who treated us to wonderful hospitality and luxurious…

The Movie Diary
December 7, 2017

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 me if I was interested…

The Movie Diary
August 31, 2017

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 for my first appointment after…

The Movie Diary
August 23, 2017

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 performing for thousands of fans…

The Movie Diary
August 2, 2017

Movie Diary – A slice of time

By Dom Cioffi

This past weekend I had the pleasure of playing guilt-free golf. (Let me explain if you’ve never heard of this.)

My golfing career has basically coincided with my marriage, meaning, I picked up golf right around the time I got married. In…

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July 26, 2017

Music to my ears

By Dom Cioffi

This past Saturday I announced to my wife that I was headed out to do some errands. I then took a quick shower, gathered some snacks for the ride, and jumped into my truck to leave. But while it was true that I had…

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July 20, 2017

There’s nothing to fear

By Dom Cioffi

I have a friend whose son has always been a serious risk taker. In fact, his kid has been a constant source of anxiety for him from as far back as I can remember.

He’s told me numerous stories of how his…

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July 5, 2017

Up and coming

By Dom Cioffi

I had a conversation recently with a young mother who was pining over the sickness of her newborn. At six months old, this was the child’s first real illness so she was understandably concerned.

I could sense the nervous tension in her…

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June 28, 2017

Oh, those summer nights

By Dom Cioffi

It’s one of those memories that will be forever burned into my psyche.

It was a summer night right after my high school graduation and I was ready to make a major bad decision (although it didn’t feel that way at the…

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June 14, 2017

Photographic memories

By Dom Cioffi

In November of 2014, a man named Thomas Carey told a large audience at a UFO convention that he had “smoking gun” evidence that extraterrestrials had visited earth. His evidence was purported to be in the form of photographic slides dating back…