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Vermont on Opening Day: A Mixed Bag

As the self-appointed spokesperson for Vermont's province of the Red Sox Nation, I would like to express my "sincerest" apologies to the rest of the world, nay, the rest of the galaxy for the recent transgression by a pilot in the Vt. National Guard. Apparently, a pilot for the Guard was running late because he was going too fast (what?) and had to end up doing a "legitimate maneuver" which made for a nice show but wasn't quite regulation. Basically, I think this guy just wanted to go all Topper Harley but got the old Camp Johnson grounding for his screwball antics. Regardless: our bad. See the youtube here.

On a different note, Sox fans in Burlington had at least two establishments which opened up for the 6am first pitch of the season. Nectars and Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse were rocking. The Burlington Free Press had this article about what it's like to have Japanese steak and eggs while watching the Red Sox play at 6am on a school day in Burlington, Vermont. But really, who hasn't been there?

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