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Thursday, January 04, 2024

Long Island Resident & Housemate Experience Possible PORTAL OPENING EVENT

A longtime reader forwarded an event inquiry concerning an incident that he and his housemate experienced at their Long Island, NY home. What are your thoughts on this incident?

Hello, Lon.

I've been a fan of your site for quite a while, and am no stranger to the array of topics the paranormal encompasses. That being said, I had an experience last winter that I still can't explain. I live in Oceanside, New York, which is along the South Shore of Long Island, about 50 minutes outside of Manhattan. Typical suburbia, I live in a townhouse gated community, situated about 3 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, so it's usually warmer than the rest of the state and sees little snowfall in the winter.

I'm a sales engineer, age 59, divorced, and share this large 2-level apartment with a fellow divorcee, a 60-something-year-old guy named 'L.' Think "The Odd Couple '' would best describe the scenario. My bedroom faces south, with a large bay window 5' x 8' that I use 2 sets of blinds, one being a "blackout" blind that lets almost no light through, and if it does its usually just a sliver of light from a passing car coming thru from the edges. L has the master about 30 feet down the hall, and his room faces north, with a big double sliding door onto his terrace.

Last February, we actually had a moderate snowstorm that started late afternoon and went on well into the night. Around 3am, while laying in bed yet still awake, I heard a few loud rolls of thunder outside, which I thought was pretty weird for a snowstorm, but chalked it up to some release of energy that the storm probably had.  I got up and went across the room, stood in front of my dresser taking a sip of water, totally in the dark, as I know the room.

The next thing I know, the entire room lit up with the most absolute bright white light I have ever seen. It lasted a solid 3-4 seconds and then cut out. It literally filled the room, illuminating everything with no shadows. I immediately considered it to be lightning, but with the nightshades blocking everything, no way lightning would have been more than a sliver off to the side. And more importantly, lightning doesn't last anywhere near that long, let alone be so solid. It was almost as if someone turned on a light switch, looked around for a few, and then shut it off. Weird!  It was like a scene from Star Trek TNG when the bridge gets scanned by some alien probe, and everything goes white long enough to make an assessment.  That was the entire event.

The next morning over breakfast with L, I mentioned, "Did you happen to see any kind of bright white light late last night?" Now L is many things but sorta 2 dimensional, has no interest in the UFO phenomena, and doesn't believe in ghosts or God or anything. No ability to discuss those subjects, even ridicules me for my beliefs in these things, despite all the recent media attention and partial govt disclosures. But this time, he went "Oh my God, yes, I saw that! It filled the room from the inside out! What the hell was that?"

So that confirmed I wasn't imagining this event, and left me wondering more as this happened in 2 rooms separated by some distance and each facing in opposite directions.

If I had to guess, I'd say we were scanned by something/someone? No missing time, no weird body marks after, no latent memories popping into my mind. Guess we weren't what they were looking for. I wish I had the sense in that moment to have gone to the window, pulled the blinds back, and looked up, maybe I would have seen the craft that did this. Perhaps next time!

I have always been keenly into the UFO subject, going way back to sightings when I was a little kid, and I have seen various things over the years that I don't need convincing it's all real. I love looking up at the sky and checking for our celestial visitors, and usually see something at least once or twice a year." B

NOTE: I suggested to the experiencer that it may have been a rift or portal that momentarily 'opened' and quickly closed. What are your thoughts? BTW, this took place at an area where I have received numerous UFOs and flying manta-ray-shaped UAPs over the years. Lon

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Winged humanoids have always been around us in some form or another. Most witnesses consider their encounters profound & life-changing. As well, many are fearful of the future, believing that these beings are a harbinger of terrible events.

In the state of Pennsylvania, especially over the past 30 years, there have been many reported sightings of these cryptids. I also had a close encounter with one of these creatures in the Fall of 1988 and have documented other witness sightings & encounters since. What I find interesting is that most of these sightings have mirrored the descriptions of those winged humanoids reported in the Chicagoland region during the past few decades.

So, sit back and listen to these personal reports. Then put yourself in the position of these witnesses and imagine how you would react to a similar situation. If you have questions, feel free to post them in the live chat. I will do my best to answer each.







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