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The desert lives! When just after rain this corner with wet and shiny Lichen and still dripping water looked like this. In a few minutes when the droplets dried in the Sun, which on a hot day can happen in a few minutes, colors fade, the dark red sandstone acquires a pinkish color closer to chicken flesh, and in some 10-30 minutes the picture fades to grayish and finally on the next day the lichen turn almost black. I am posting this 'colorful' variant it to show how indeed aleatoric concepts can appliy even to the 'static' looking rock wilderness.

The Magnificent Flower when caught just after rain. Homage to Georgia O Keeffe.