Guess what this is! I’ll give one hint: It is not an heirloom hand-crafted dish:
For more context, here are a couple others of the same species:
Here they are shortly after birth:
What they are: blobs of melted metal. I put a pan of water on the stove to boil for my oatmeal, then messed around on the internet for just a couple minutes, or so it seemed. Clearly I was lured to keep clicking around! I came back to find the pan melting.
I confess that I was tempted – very tempted – to keep the pan on the burner because the melted blobs are smooth and interesting and I want more. I fought my temptation after I envisioned a later stage called pan explosion.
This is not the only pan lid now left bereft. In memorium:
This seems to happen about once every 18 months, and started about the time I started my blog, which is quite a coincidence!
(The WP Weekly Photo Challenge is Texture.)