Blue of Lake Michigan/blue of photograph.

Ludington, Michigan. Mason County also.

Among Tim Kiser's albums



  • Typical beach colors.

    Brown-white-and-blue is a comfortably familiar color scheme in just about any part of the world where dirt and snow regularly get mixed together and the sun shines. So how come brown-white-and-blue isn't a popular color scheme for national flags. -------…

  • During Lake Michigan Icefest.

    Do you like winter?! ----------------------- In Ludington, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, in Stearns Park on Lake Michigan. ----------------------- Library of Congress classification ideas: F553 Michigan, Lake—Pictorial works. GB1798.3 Ice on rivers,…

  • Blue of Lake Michigan/blue of photograph.

    Does the blue of the photograph match my memories of the scene?! ----------------------- In Ludington, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, in Stearns Park on Lake Michigan. ----------------------- Library of Congress classification ideas: F553 Michigan, La…


  • Sand attraction. THE ORIGINAL sand attraction.

    Nah I'm just kidding, it's not the original one. ----------------------- In Ludington, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, in Stearns Park on Lake Michigan. ----------------------- Library of Congress classification ideas: F572.A18 Beaches—Michigan—Pictori…

  • Phony shutters for phony windowpanes and phony muntins and a phony darkened interior.

    Ornamental shutters for an artwork depicting windowpanes and muntins and a darkened interior. ----------------------- In downtown Ludington, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, in an alley connecting South Harrison Street and South James Street, between East…

  • Design for a bank drivethru with an upstairs.

    The bankers do not realize that their moods and health are being affected by their frequent awarenesses that automobiles are passing beneath them. I hope the ornamental tree will never leaf. ----------------------- In downtown Ludington, Michigan, on M…


  • Got a corner of old gray house siding.

    "This crumbly shit," I cursed, and I broke off a piece and threw it down. Cables are attached. ----------------------- In downtown Ludington, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, on the east side of South Rath Avenue between West Filer Street and West Foster…

  • Smooth rocks and aluminum siding are the architectural "twins" of a restaurant.

    Gray was the perfect choice of siding color because many of the smooth rocks are also gray. ----------------------- In downtown Ludington, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, outside "The Grand - Family Dining and Cocktails" on the east side of South Rath Av…

  • Meltwater courses down an alleyway.

    This urban-style scenery tricks us into thinking we're in Lansing or Sheboygan or St. Paul, but in fact this is smalltown Ludington. ----------------------- In Ludington, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, on the east side of South James Street (U.S. Highwa…


  • As a formation shrivels its edges scallop.

    "Typical late winter scenery," I grumbled. ----------------------- In Ludington State Park in Mason County, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, along Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Big Sable River. ----------------------- Library of Congress classificat…

  • Got to get you [partially frozen wet sand] into my life!

    For this one I was out for a walk on a sandy beach of thawing cookie dough. ----------------------- In Ludington State Park in Mason County, Michigan, on March 13th, 2015, along Lake Michigan. ----------------------- Library of Congress classification…

  • Forget about egress.

    I tell people in Michigan, "Michigan is like Russia, right?" and they don't get it. This kind of stuff is what I mean — the widespread absence of good government. No fire marshals! I'll start saying, "Michigan is like Russia: no fire marshals!" --------…