January 8th, 2009 about 9:50pm, I was sitting in my dining room on my laptop talking to a friend on the phone. All of the sudden, a ball of light went flying across the shades in front of my sliding glass doors. It was a very weird ball; bright in the middle, as bright as the light when you are welding. The outer part of the ball was not completely round and not as bright as the inner part of the ball. The light around it was like ridged and there was a trail of light behind it. It looked like a shooting star and it fell at a slant downward. It didn't last long, I'd say from the time it formed to the time it was gone, and was maybe 2ft in length.
I immediately looked outside, no cars were around and the shades were shut to far for it to have come from outside, plus it was on the inside of the shade.
Now for the weirder part of this story, I texted my best friend Trudy Gloe to ask her if spirits appeared as a very bright light. I got no reply. I went to bed shortly after.
In the morning I got a call from her brother informing me that my friend had died that morning. Her trailer caught fire in Sandstone and she was completely burnt. Very Sad! Since Trudy never got to respond to that, can someone please tell me what they think that was.