Robert (gurdonark) wrote,
Robert
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vanished in mid-air

Sunday we drove to the movies on Dallas' Central Expressway. As we headed south, we saw a small flash of light arise in mid-air just ahead and over us and then flame out. We marveled and wondered what caused the light. Later my wife heard on the news what for us amounted to a confirmation of my guess. A Russian satellite and an American satellite recently collided in space--the flash was debris burning up upon re-entry into the atmosphere.

Spring is still weeks away, but the first tiny prairie flowers appear at the parks, and our saucer magnolia shows bare limbs and blooms:

Backyard Saucer Magnolia Bloom, Allen, Texas, February 15, 2009
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