Pandemic Obsession: UFO Spotting
There is a new trend for many during the pandemic and it has replaced bird watching. UFO spotting is now a favorite thing to do.
Yes I said UFO spotting, and apparently there is not a lack of videos to show you. They are all over YouTube.
UFO stands for "unidentified flying object," an aerial phenomenon that can't immediately be identified. The Pentagon is forming a task force to investigate UFO sightings.
It is always easy to poke fun at people who say they have seen something in the sky that they can't identify; that is until you see something yourself.
Yes, I have also seen a UFO and it scared me once I realized what it was, or what I thought it was.
My experience happened many years ago. I was commuting from Owosso to South Lansing to do the morning show (at a different station) and as I was driving down 69 towards Lansing, I saw something that struck me as very odd. It was around 4 in the morning and I saw what looked like a street light on the highway. I spoke out loud to myself "what is that, who would put a stupid street light on the highway in the middle of no-where?" As I got closer, this "street light" shot straight up into the sky, hung in place for a moment and then took off heading west. I was shaking like a leaf when I got to work.
That was one of those times where I had to really consider if I wanted to tell anyone what I had seen, or would they think me crazy. Well, I did tell a co-worker and yup he called me crazy. I then started to question what I saw. That is until news reports started coming in from the west side of the state with people calling authorities and radio stations to say that they had just seen what they thought was a UFO. HA, so I wasn't crazy. Well not that crazy.