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A Staticky, Shimmery, Flashing Something on 2017-08-08

About twenty years ago, when we lived in Navy housing out on Oahu, Hawaii, my daughter and I experienced something that still haunts me. Honestly, I'm not sure what it was. In that, I'm not sure if it was a ghost. At the time we, my husband, our two daughters and I were living in Navy housing. I...

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Hello rookdygin...
That was a most intestering article. I would love to read more on this ball lightning... Maybe one day actually see it.
That said, I don't think I saw / experienced ball lightning. What I saw was not ball shaped. What I saw was a mass. It was like a column of about 2.5 feet x 4 feet. It moved sideways much like a tornado does and changed those dimensions ever so slightly as it moved.
Now thinking more on it, I would say it sparkled and flashed similar to the flashing and sparkling that Hollywood used for the Star Trek transporter... Not exactly, but sort of like it. It was sort of translucent. The sparkling and flashing was suspended in the air and turbulent. There wasn't any static or any other sound to it.
Often, I have wished to see it again to get a better look at it. Those two times I saw it, I was shocked, freaked out and too frightened to stick around and explore it any further.
Anyway, thanks again for the information and support. I will be looking further into this ball lightning. Amazing!
Hello Argette...
Thank you for reading my post and commenting.
I look forward to reading some of your posts as well.
A gray, bouncy thing? That sounds very interesting. Did you write about it?
I would love to hear about that!
Hi Tweed...
I checked out those 2 links you suggested but didn't have time to come back and comment on them until now. Sorry.
Now, a week later, I have some free time to sit and write. Being a week later, I had to go back and reread them. Having done so, I must tell you that they do not leave me with the impression of what I experienced. Both incidents deal with figure apparitions. What I saw was not a human-like figure. It was just a mass.
I suppose if I had to compare it to something else, I would suggest a tornado.? That is, it was non-structure, maybe 2.5 feet wide and 4 feet tall but changing ever so slightly in those dimensions as it moved. It was not of human form. It had no head or appendages. It moved sideways through the room and (I would say) about a foot off the floor. It didn't spin (as a tornado) and there was no funnel shape to it. There was a vibration of sorts, but only in the display of the shimmering flashing, etc. We didn't feel any sort of vibration and there was not any sort of sound with it.
Anyway, thank you for your suggestions. They were interesting experiences, just not like mine. 😊
Thank you, Tweed. I most definitely will check out those links.