Abstracts in Ice

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in ice

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in iceWhen I was a very little girl, I found a bunch of beautiful beach stones and brought them home.

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in iceI took them out into the backyard and washed them off with the hose. I put them away in a plastic margarine container to keep so I could go out and marvel at their beauty occasionally.

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in iceI would fill the little bucket with water and loved that the colours in the stones got more intense.

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in iceI left them in the container full of water long into the fall.

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in iceIn the winter I found them frozen into clear ice.

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in iceI asked my parents if I could keep them in the freezer so they would stay frozen in the glasslike ice and I could look at them in the warmth of indoors.

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in iceI took them out one afternoon. I think I even took a blurry picture to try to preserve them. But the ice melted quickly and I was so disappointed.

extreme close up image of bubbles trapped in iceI can spend hours staring into bubbles around rocks in ice.

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