Rss
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/includes/file.inc on line 895.
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/includes/file.inc on line 895.
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/includes/file.inc on line 895.
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/includes/file.inc on line 895.
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/includes/file.inc on line 895.
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/includes/file.inc on line 895.
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/includes/file.inc on line 895.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 843.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_display::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_display.inc on line 1877.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_display_page::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin_display::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_display_page.inc on line 481.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_display_block::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin_display::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_display_block.inc on line 193.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 745.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument_broken::ui_name() should be compatible with views_handler::ui_name($short = false) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 770.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort_broken::ui_name() should be compatible with views_handler::ui_name($short = false) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 82.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 585.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 585.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_broken::ui_name() should be compatible with views_handler::ui_name($short = false) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 609.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 128.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 843.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/ericalucci/ericalucci.com.2012.05.13/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 843.

August 2011

Grandma Lucci Turns 100

August 29, 2011 - 5:38pm

IMG_7849

My Grandma Lucci is turning 100 years old this week. My parents and friends had a celebration with her a few days ago. One hundred years is a really, really long time. I only wish her memory had lasted longer...it's so hard to see her confused. Our medical skills have progressed to the point we can keep a person alive for many years, but we still need to learn how to keep their minds sharp too. However, I'm so thankful that I was able to get to know my grandmother as an adult and that we had so many good years together.

Posted in:

Quote of the Day

August 23, 2011 - 5:33pm

"I used to think a credit score was all about your ability to pay, but it's clear now it's more about how profitable you will be to banks."
- Matt Haughey, Credit Scores are Bulls***

Stop Chase Mail

I was sick of receiving so many credit card offers from Chase Bank. Thanks to a post from Mike Brittain, I was able to find this link to opt out of mailings from Chase.

Quote of the Day

August 16, 2011 - 5:43pm

"If the implementation is hard to explain, it's a bad idea."
- David Lindquist, via Twitter

Posted in:

Quote of the Day

August 15, 2011 - 4:58am

"I have worked with investors for 60 years and I have yet to see anyone — not even when capital gains rates were 39.9 percent in 1976-77 — shy away from a sensible investment because of the tax rate on the potential gain. People invest to make money, and potential taxes have never scared them off."
- Warren Buffett, "Stop Coddling the Super-Rich" in The New York Times

Posted in:

Comments

AB's Decorating Advice for Karen

ABChao gives my sister, Karen, decorating advice about her living room and her flat screen TV.

Eliza Bliss

August 11, 2011 - 10:21pm

Summer & Eliza

Congratulations to Summer & Brett on the birth of their daughter, Eliza! I'm so happy for them and can't wait to meet Eliza. I'm also excited to see what an awesome big sister Violet will become. Sisters are the best!

Posted in:
The Search-and-Rescue Dogs of 9/11

Photographs by Charlotte Dumas of privately owned dogs who were mobilized, with their owners, to search for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. They are now retired.

No thank you bites

A blog with great parenting insight from a truly amazing foster mom. I hope someday when I foster that I can be half as insightful and strong.

42nd Anniversary

August 2, 2011 - 2:31pm

My parents celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary yesterday. I'm so thankful that they love each other and have chosen to stay together through the good and bad. They are truly a fantastic example of the way marriage should be. I've got absolutely wonderful parents. I'm so very lucky!

Mom & Dad

Posted in: