Life is the Edge

… Here’s an image of water, made with light.



Here’s an image of light, made by water:


Nice game, huh. The real story is that both are edges, at which light and water mix. The way they mix leads to life … and other forms of crystallization, such as photography, or thought. The thing about edges is that they are amazingly variable. Here’s one….

sand2 Here’s another:


… and another …



… and here’s a whole bunch at once …



Same lake (Kalamalka Lake), on the Same Day

In each case, energy transfers across mixed states, part physical, part potential. Art is no different, nor is photosynthesis. Edges: the human habitat. It’s the way of the earth.



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