I'm bummed to hear that you guys made the trek down here all the way from Marquette to not even see the light....now I'm no expert on the light, and I don't have cool pictures and such...BUT...on all the nights I've been out there...it seems odd that the only times I haven't seen the light...are the nights that Janet is out there...is that wierd to anyone but me???
The first time I went to see the light, Janet was out there, and the light didn't appear anything out of the ordinary and she said that it wasn't the light. I'm still a lil sketchy about that though cause the red lights, eventhough they stayed low enough to be car tail lights, began to sway back and forth really fast and appeared to be spinning at times. But the last time I went to go see it, Janet wasn't there and it was raining. Low and behold, the light was extremely active. Raising way up into the sky and appearing to get really close to where we were sitting. Oddly when the white light came closer you could see the tree line on both sides illuminated. It was extremely strange, I've never seen a path in the trees light up, short of walking through a wooded path with an electric lantern. And as the light got smaller (appearing to be going back the other direction) the illumination on the sides of the trees also dissapeared. Anyways I too find it odd that it stays so shy while she's there. But hey she's got some really cool pictures!!
I went there last year and I think I met Janet. She had some kind of meter and some pictures. All of her pictures are hella dumb. The "power orbs" look like snowflakes. Take a picture on a snowy day and snow that is close to the lens appears to be a circle and kind of transparent. Another thing she showed us were some pictures of evil spirits but I think she just needs to either wash her windshield or stop smoking. It was obviously something on the windshield. I have heard from people that what you see most nights are cars and then when you see it you will know that it's the paulding light because it doesn't look anything like what you see in the distance. It actually comes really close and can be bright enough so that you can see your own shadow behind you. That's what I have heard anyway from a kid that has seen it twice out of 50 or so times he's been out there. I plan on going out there this month and I really hope to see the actual paulding light but what I saw last time was car lights. As for Janet, she has good stories to listen to as you wait for the light to appear. Look at her pictures though and see for yourself, it's snowflakes and smoke/dirty windshield. She smokes smoke after smoke so I'm guessing it could even be smoke from her cigarette as she's taking the picture.