On Flying in Lightning Storms

Pacific Ocean

Pacific Ocean

I’ve seen a lightning storm form the air once before. We were somewhere over the ocean, I think, the Atlantic. The pilot came on to tell us there was a cloud to cloud storm out the right side of the plane. We opened our window shades to watch, in the distance, angry clouds toss streams of light to one another, a light show in the air. We were far enough away that we didn’t experience any turbulence, it didn’t feel dangerous. It was simply beautiful. Continue reading

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