POTD: Little Things Add Up

Little Things Add Up
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
2020

Like stalactites and stalagmites in caves, the features at Mammoth Hot Springs show how little things add up over time. This little bit of water bubbling up at the top of Orange Mound is responsible for much of it’s height of 20 feet or so. It serves as a very obvious metaphor for certain actions of humans, from climate change to “What’s the harm of indulging him as he adapts to his loss?”