Interesting Facts


The Real Cinderella's Castle Interesting Fact Number One: Nonno curently lives in the Middle East with his shepherd dog, Diamond.

Interesting Fact Number Two: Diamond was named by Nonno’s granddaughter, Hannah, over Skype. Hannah began calling out names until Diamond raised her head and looked at the computer.

Interesting Fact Number Three: All of the royalties from Nonno’s stories goes to Summit International, a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Interesting Fact Number Four: Nonno enjoys traveling and has lived and/or worked in Switzerland, England, all over the US, Mexico, and Germany.

Interesting Fact Number Five: Unless otherwise noted, all of the photos on this website were taken by Nonno.

Interesting Fact Number Six: Nonno’s maternal family were some of the first settlers of the US, arriving from Amsterdam long before the American Revolution occurred.

Interesting Fact Number Seven: Nonno is related to one of America’s founders, Benjamin Franklin.

Interesting Fact Number Eight: Nonno is related to two US presidents, Theodore and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Interesting Fact Number Nine:┬áNonno’s paternal family were once considered Italian royalty.