Dancing our way out of Hollywood!

The word is finally out! Early in the am on Monday, ABC’s Good Morning America announced the list of the competitors for the 9th season of Dancing With The Stars and yes, Debi is set to hit the dance-floor on September 21st 2009. Debi’s partner is Maks, and they promptly started training some Salsa steps: I see a lot

Gabriele Vs Martha

I am pissed! I wish I could write this post in Italian, my native language…Oh it would come out so much more colorful! By now you should know, I am “some sort” of a quiet guy, I do not like to lash out at people, I never ever dished anybody on these pages (well, not completely

An update on the “L’Aquila Earthquake Relief Fund”

We finally received the total count of the money we were able to raise during the L’Aquila Eathquake Event: as you might remember we hosted a fundraiser at the Ferragamo store in Beverly Hills at the end of May. Our shared effort with Global Giving, Ferragamo, and our celebrity eBay auction secured a total of $103,264!!! We

More History and Food from Florence.

Florence, June 24th 2009. It is San Giovanni (Saint Joseph), and like any year Florence is in turmoil! The celebration of the city’s Patron is an event taken very seriously: everything shuts down, only restaurants and souvenirs stands are open for business. Many will spend the day cooking an incredible dinner, to be enjoyed with

Summer in Fiesole

It is almost the end of July, and our summer vacation is already over…which hurts! As a family we travelled to Italy, visited our relatives in Fiesole and started taking the first steps for our “Big Move”. We finished renovating the roof and the facade of “The Pink House“, not without some hard core contractors’