I saw on the horizon beams outstretching, radiating colorful light. As though spot lights had surrounded the city, Minneapolis became so round as the pillars encircled us. And I exclaimed with delight that the northern lights were in full effect. I called friends to witness the coolness. I cheered.
The beauty was real, no matter. I wasn't disappointed when gerg emailed me to tell me that we saw light pillars and not the northern lights. But I did feel a little deceived by my own certainty.