Thanks to the Italian Consulate of Los Angeles Nicky was able to have a day where a Professional Chef gave him a private cooking lesson. The Chef is Michelin Star recipient Luigi Fineo – who is the head chef of N10 Los Angeles, a fine restaurant owned by famed Italian soccer star Alessandro Del Piero. Here’s the video: I want to thank everyone for the kind words, donations and gifts they sent to Nicky via his GOFUNDME and his AMAZON WISH LIST following the airing of the segment. We appreciate it more than you know. I would also like to thank those that responded to my update regarding Nicky’s 23rd Birthday on November 25th and sent him gifts. We will have a big celebration on Thanksgiving Day as we always do. For those seeing Nicky for the first time, a little about his condition. He was born with Recessive DystrophicRead More →

I’ve been lucky. I come from a very loving family. My husband is amazing and a great dad. Even my ex is a truly caring dad. My kids are the most amazing, loving, compassionate people. I am so proud of the young men they have become. I like to think I have great taste in friends, as some have turned out to be impeccable human beings, but the past few years, it seems as if hate is everywhere. I don’t remember this kind of vitriol before then, perhaps the advent of social media is enhancing it, but more and more, people are angry, hateful, selfish, hypocritical, self righteous and judgemental. I am a blocker. I may not unfriend people whose posts are negative, insulting or toxic, but I do unfollow, mute, or whatever social media’s answer is to “not see” the hate. Every now and again someone deeply disappoints me.Read More →