Glorious morning

| It's the first day of fall, and the mornings of late have been cool and crisp, and as a result of being outdoors in the early hours, I've been privvy to some incredible sights.

Last week there was an almost unbelievable display just before 5:30am — off in the east there was an incredibly bright light that swirled and danced, looking, in fact, a bit like the northern lights. After all the speculation, it turned out to be the sun, still below the horizon, reflecting off the contrail of a missile launched in New Mexico in a test of the missile defense shield (Reagan's 'Star Wars'). I know, it doesn't seem possible, but that's what they say it was.

This morning was cloudy and overcast off to the east, so when the sun began to rise it was spectacular.

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Last updated on Apr 13, 2018

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