I have had many weird things happen to me in my life. This one happened only last Friday. I went to bed around 1 am after watching a movie on tv. I noticed it had started to snow. I wasn't heavy snow but wet and melted as it touched the ground. I woke up in the middle of the night because I felt cold. I glanced at the bedside clock but it was off. It was really dark in the room and I noticed that even my night light in the ensuite was off.
I got up to check outside and by that time there was quite a bit of snow. All the electricity was off in our house and in the neighborhood. No street lights either. With the snow it was bright enough to see my way around in the dark. I went back to bed and I was lying there thinking how strange it must be if we had no electricity as we relied on it so much and also wondered how long it has been off as it was getting chilly.
I was lying there when I noticed that there was a strange brightness, a bluish light of some kind coming from the hallway. There is nothing at that end of the hallway but a mirror at the end. As I watched it, it got brighter and then slowly dimmed and disappeared. I thought maybe it was a reflection from across the street at the neighbors as his driveway was facing our window. I went downstairs to check and the truck was still sitting in his driveway with the headlights facing towards the garage door. Also the window had wood shutter blinds and they were closed. If there was a light from his truck it would be red because of the taillights.
I have no explanation as to what the source of the light was. It seemed to come out of the end of the hallway and looked similar to the kind of light when a tv is on in another room and the house is dark. But my husband was sleeping, my younger son slept in the basement bedroom and the older one was staying over at a friend's house.
I have never seen a light like that before and wonder if anyone else had seen something similar or maybe can give me an explanation. From what my neighbor told me the lights were out for about two hours and came back on about 4:30 or so. Except for the light in my bedroom from outside there was absolutely no way any light could reach the hallway. It seemed like it was only a few seconds, starting out as weak and got really bright and faded. My husband thought maybe it was from the smoke alarm (?) but it is connected to the electrical power and has no backup battery. Why would a smoke alarm shine anyways?
I am not sure if it was electrical as there was no electricity so his explanation makes no sense. I did have another weird experience involving lights about a month ago. It was late in the evening and I was working late on my computer. The stupid thing started acting really weird as if it had a life of its own, opening and closing programs etc. I checked the program I use to see if anyone was trying to hack in or something and everything was ok.
Then the lights in the office started flickering. I thought maybe because it was a bit windy outside and caused problems with power or something. As I was thinking that, the lights started to dim and brighten. It did this three times! I don't have a dimmer switch and the bulb is a neon bulb. It was as if someone was trying to get my attention or something, but there was no one in the room and I could see the wall switch from where I was sitting. I went down to the basement where my son was watching tv and asked him if the lights were flickering or anything. He said no. Apparently it was only in my office. I have never heard of a power surge in one room only.
We have lived in this house for 16 years. We are the second owners and as far as I know no one died here as it is only about 27 years old. But from day one I have had weird stuff happen, both to myself and to my children. Hubby naturally blames everything on the wind. Inside the house with all the windows closed in the dead of winter?
The blue light was like when someone opens a door at the end of the hallway and the light shines then when they close the door it fades. No door, only a large mirror and the length of that hall from my bedroom door is only about 5 feet to the wall.