Wow! Looks like a lightning bolt out of the blue. But actually it was the smoke trail from the latest Atlas V rocket launch. The setting sun which was behind me really illuminated the smoke trail real good and made it look like a lightning bolt.
If you look close, you can see the trail between the tree and the electric pole. I was so busy taking pictures of the smoke trail that I missed seeing the flames from the rocket.
At this point the upper trail was faint but the lower trail remained bright. There was a trail below a cloud (the brighter one) and another trail above the cloud (fainter). I darkened the picture below to show the fainter trail better.
It is actually quite exciting to live even this close to the rocket launches. Those poor people on
Tonight for supper was homemade crab cakes from scratch. It is a lot of work for
Have a good evening and don’t forget that wrestling is on tonight. Did I mention that we are planning on seeing Iron Man 2 when it comes out in May. We haven’t been to the movies in quite a while because there just hasn’t been any movies that we care to see.
Have a nice day and be good. Lew