Oct 9: Ducks Road trip to NYC

On Columbus weekend, a group of Ducks  fans went to New York City and Philadelphia to catch our team play at Madison Square Garden and Wachovia Bank arena. Karen, Jack, Alice and I flew in to JFK, and took a shuttle to the hotel.  Martin met us later that […]

Kissing the Blarney Stone in Cork

Another day of waking up early for a 8:55 am flight..this time to the city of Cork, which is where the Blarney Castle is located. It one of those bucket list items I’ve always wanted to do, and yet have no clue where Cork is. The locals say […]

Day 4: Oscar Wilde, shopping and churches

Today was the “meat and potatoes” of the trip, which include spending all day walking around the city.  We started off at Marion Square where we found the Oscar Wilde grave site. Then, we went onto Graton Street, which is a main shopping boulevard. We found Molly Malone, […]

Day 3: Back to Dublin

Who needs sleep during vacation? As Martin would say, you can sleep when you’re dead. We started off our day by waking up at 5:00 am to get to the Newcastle International Airport for a 7:55 am flight back to Dublin. Yes, 5:00 am.  Fortunately the Holiday Inn […]

From SFO to Dublin

We flew Aer Lingus from SFO to Dublin, non stop. The plane ride was actually not bad.. around 9 hours (give or take), and we arrived at 9:15 am local time. It would have been an easier flight if some 2 year old brat didn’t cry her lungs […]

Ducks lose in Game 7 of Round 2

The Detroit Red Wings were pushed to the brink of elimination on home ice by the Anaheim Ducks. Dan Cleary came through, though, scoring a tiebreaking goal with 3 minutes left that lifted Detroit to a 4-3 win on Thursday night that sent the defending Stanley Cup champions […]

Ducks ready for Game 7?

In about 3 minutes, the Ducks will take the ice and play game #7 against the Detroit Red Wings. This is it. If the Ducks win, they’ll continue on, with the Chicago Blackhawks as their new opponent. LET’S GO DUCKS!!

From the Canadian Press

Anaheim Ducks soar into second round after stomping San Jose Sharks 2 hours, 41 minutes ago By Greg Beacham, The Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. – For all their young talent and veteran experience, the Anaheim Ducks didn’t really get it together until they were in danger of missing […]

It’s Playoff Time!!

The Ducks ended the season as the #8 seed, forcing them to play the San Jose Sharks, the #1 seed. It was a 6 game series, as the Ducks beat the Sharks at Honda Center, 4 to 1. Round 2 is facing #2 seed: The Detroit Red Wings! […]

Last few games of the NHL season

Today marks the last home game of the Ducks regular season, and tomorrow is the last game (in Phoenix) of the entire regular season. The Ducks can clinch their fourth consecutive playoff berth tonight at the Honda Center against the Dallas Stars. To do that, the Ducks would […]

Dec 18-23: New York City

Martin and I went to NYC from December 18-23. We took the red eye from LA and arrived at JFK at 7:30 am…. giving us only 4 hours of sleep (if that!). After dropping off our luggage at the hotel, we sought out breakfast, and then went to […]