About three weeks ago, I went outside and looked up at the stars in the evening. It was a gorgeous, magical night – comfortable and not too cold or warm – somewhat like the evening a couple of years ago when I took this fun photo of a star that seemed to be moving all sorts of ways.
Anyway, this night I went out onto my deck. It was dark and I was thinking about this blog, and thinking, am I really doing this?! Do I really want to do this? I was feeling pretty good about getting started. It felt, magical, really with things coming together behind the scenes, and coming together in the blog’s presentation.
But, I wanted to have some confirmation. Some interaction.
I looked up towards the stars and the rainbow ships and tried to find one to focus on. One that was shining brightly, so I could have a conversation. And, it went something like this…. “Do you guys really want me to do this?!”
I asked it with all my heart, with all my passion for taking photos of the sky.
What happened next, was that I saw a “shooting ship”. I’m not kidding. It was right after I asked this question.
A light went across my field of vision that was big, and bright, and almost as fast as a shooting star. This light was big, and low down in the atmosphere. It went from just out front above me towards the direction I was looking. I have never seen anything else like that.
As I was looking up, the light that flew past at top speed was maybe a quarter inch around.
I was elated.
Yes, I got my confirmation.
Confirmation that I never expected to receive. So, here we go.
You know, I was gonna do it anyway. Lol.
But it’s nice to know I’m on a team.
Notes on the accompanying photo:
This is a photo I took of star that was twinkling all sorts of ways in 2014. It’s a “close up” using a zoom camera. It’s just a fun photo and one of the few I’ve taken at night.
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