Confirmation at Night

By September 30, 2016Solaris Galactic

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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About Solaris

Solaris Modalis photographs the skies and watches the happenings there. From the changes in the sun, to communing with lightships, these are her passions. Her memories of a galactic life among the stars informs her work. Solaris shares her love of life and her wisdom, inspired by artistic photographs. After years of chasing people down to show them what was in her camera, she started this blog.

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