Tim Kiser's photos with the tree

Admiring a distant tree in Schenectady.

Admiring a distant tree in Schenectady.
Likeable, sure. Its crown reminded me of a fireworks display.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, a view from the northeast corner of Yates Street and Bradley Avenue.

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Library of Cong…
Added on September 25, 2016

Black tree at a surplus furniture and mattress warehouse.

Black tree at a surplus furniture and mattress warehouse.
These living leaves, still attached to the tree, seek to imitate the appearance of fallen wet leaves rotting in a gutter.

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In downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on July 16th, 2016, a tree on the east side of Pilgrim Street betwee…
Added on December  3, 2016

Good tree of downtown Toledo.

Good tree of downtown Toledo.
Uncommonly good! "Prominent AT&T advertisement," I muttered.

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In downtown Toledo, Ohio, on November 14th, 2015, in an alley between North Ontario Street and North Erie Street, north of Washington Street.

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Added on November  2, 2016

Moss garden for an urban sidewalk.

Moss garden for an urban sidewalk.
In downtown Toledo, Ohio, on November 14th, 2015, on the west side of North Ontario Street, south of Adams Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
QK537 Mosses—Pictorial works.
SB435.5 Trees in cities—United States—Pict…
Added on November 22, 2016

An exec•u•centre.

An exec•u•centre.
At this execucentre, are the letters carved into the columns or painted onto the columns? I'll leave it to you to decide. There are no wrong answers.

Have you ever needed execucentre services? Tell about it in comments.

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In downt…
Added on June 15, 2016

Classic perfect example of a smalltown midwestern intersection.

Classic perfect example of a smalltown midwestern intersection.
How come I was the only person out here enjoying it?

Photography technique notes: For the center of this photo, I selected a small ornamental tree.

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In downtown Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, at the southeast corner of…
Added on May 31, 2016

An ornamental sidewalk ginkgo of urban streetscape improvement.

An ornamental sidewalk ginkgo of urban streetscape improvement.
Delightful exploding fireworks of treebranches and powerlines and their respective shadows.

Move yourself to a different tree someplace else if you need shady relief from the summer heat. I'll stay here and admire this.

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In downt…
Added on August 28, 2016

Dangling branch of unhealthy leaves, but the color of those leaves is attractive. At an intersection.

Dangling branch of unhealthy leaves, but the color of those leaves is attractive. At an intersection.
My good idea is for treebreeders to come up with a style of ginkgo tree that has all of its healthy leaves be the same red-orange color as the unhealthy ones seen dangling here.

Do you understand? The change wouldn't be applied to all ginkgo trees; it wo…
Added on August 13, 2016

Lower Peninsula unhealthy tree.

Lower Peninsula unhealthy tree.
Mitt Romney famously closed a speech at a campaign rally by building to a vehement declaration that "the TREES are the RIGHT HEIGHT here in MICHIGAN! Thank you! God bless you! And God bless the United States of America!"

This tree is the right height and…
Added on May 19, 2016

This tree is IMPORTANT TO THE HAPPINESS of any person within sight of this wall.

This tree is IMPORTANT TO THE HAPPINESS of any person within sight of this wall.
In downtown Hamilton, Ohio, on April 4th, 2015, a tree on the southwest corner of Market Street and North 2nd Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
SB435.5 Trees in cities—United States—Pictorial works.
NA2940 Exterio…
Added on February  9, 2016

Typical trashcan and typical red gum on a typical evening in Tucson.

Typical trashcan and typical red gum on a typical evening in Tucson.
Any fool in Tucson would know enough to be unsurprised at seeing any of this in Tucson.

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In Tucson, Arizona, on October 4th, 2015, a Eucalyptus camaldulensis (river red gum or red gum) in Rudy Garcia Park at the southwest corner o…
Added on November 21, 2015

Design for a bank drivethru with an upstairs.

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.

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In downtown Ludington, Michigan, on M…
Added on February 11, 2016

The official look of winter in downtown Cincinnati.

The official look of winter in downtown Cincinnati.
Who installs these? The government? An organization? You don't know do you!

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In downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 22nd, 2012, on the north side of East 5th Street, west of Walnut Street.

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Library of C…
Added on May  6, 2016

Street tree in an October light condition.

Street tree in an October light condition.
I can see why the fear holiday Halloween got assigned to the month of October. Yikes!

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In downtown Battle Creek, Michigan, on October 11th, 2014, on the south side of West Van Buren Street, west of Tompkins Street.

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Added on January  1, 2016

Intersection madness.

Intersection madness.
This was too much activity and too many diagaonal lines. I blamed the automobiles and tree branches.

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In San Francisco on June 30th, 2015, at the intersection of Twin Peaks Boulevard, Clayton Street, and Carmel Street.

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Added on October  9, 2015

A dealer!

A dealer!
Here were more of the Lansing Michigan Cityscape Elements to which we had grown accustomed during the time we had been living in Lansing Michigan.

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In Lansing, Michigan, on November 15th, 2014, outside "Capital City Wireless" at t…
Added on October 22, 2015

Son of a gun is to tree of a waterfront as lay of the land is to plants of the bufferstrip.

Son of a gun is to tree of a waterfront as lay of the land is to plants of the bufferstrip.
"Praise God for not extending the parking lot all the way out to the water's edge," I said imperatively to the person I had with me. "Praise God not people."

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In downtown Port Huron, Michigan, on April 18th, 2015, a view of the no…
Added on September 23, 2015

For this one I was standing in a parking lot in Muncie back in December of '11, laughing at a tree.

For this one I was standing in a parking lot in Muncie back in December of '11, laughing at a tree.
I remember the experience clearly and I still think of it occasionally, even without the aid of a photograph to prompt the memory.

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In downtown Muncie, Indiana, on December 18th, 2011, at the southeast corner of East Washington St…
Added on February 15, 2015