Are you a glass half full or empty kind of person? It’s a general litmus test to determine your worldview.
Bristlecones are the oldest living organisms on earth. The oldest LIVING tree is called "Methuselah" and is 4,765 years old at a secret location to keep it safe.
Bristlecone pines have gnarled and pointed ends due to it dying in portions. As the roots become exposed they will dry out and die. The tree directly connected above those roots will eventually die as well. The remainder of the tree will continue to live. This is among the causes that creates the twisted tortured look of the trees. It also prompts the question "why do they take so long to die?" as opposed to "why do they live so long?" Sooooooo, are you a glass half full or empty kind of person? #art#canyon#utah#nationalpark