Tim Kiser's photos with the radio tower

Wild fog in urban California.

Wild fog in urban California.
The people in the neighborhoods on the other side of the hill have SAD today. And probably tomorrow too.

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In San Francisco on July 3rd, 2015, a view toward Twin Peaks from Bernal Heights Park.

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Library of…
Added on December  6, 2015

Flowers like clouds of flying yellow insects, buzzing around your legs.

Flowers like clouds of flying yellow insects, buzzing around your legs.
"Is that a clump of Brassica rapa!!" I exclaimed as I strode chaotically toward the plant, and then I stopped; dropped; and rolled down the hillside forever.

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In San Francisco on June 30th, 2015, on the Coyote Crags Trail in Glen…
Added on November  5, 2015

An Arby's and its bollards.

An Arby's and its bollards.
The sign and bollards are leaning because the land underneath the parking lot is starting to collapse.

Arby's Corporation will celebrate its centennial in 2064 and I'm already looking forward to the celebration.

Arby's Corporation is owned by Roark Capi…
Added on August  5, 2015

Sunshine flatters a fountain in downtown Johnson City.

Sunshine flatters a fountain in downtown Johnson City.
In this light it is very easy to identify what thing is being depicted in the center of it. This is multispigoted.

You've heard of Johnson City, right?

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In downtown Johnson City, Tennessee, on December 27th, 2013, at the northeas…
Added on July 22, 2015

Well dang if it isn't Louisiana's famous Mermentau River this hot evening.

Well dang if it isn't Louisiana's famous Mermentau River this hot evening.
But what an awful smell!

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In Grand Chenier, Louisiana, on July 12th, 2014, the Mermentau River as viewed from the north side of Louisiana Highway 82.

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Library of Congress classification idea:
F377.M47 Merm…
Added on October 19, 2014

Excellent view of Beaumont, Texas.

Excellent view of Beaumont, Texas.
Here was a city that has not been a center of intellectual life in its country or region. No geniuses!

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In downtown Beaumont, Texas, on July 15th, 2014, a view from the west side of Park Street (U.S. Route 90), north of Bowie Str…
Added on September  5, 2014

Clumsy arrangement of downtown Baton Rouge architecture with crooked two-headed lightpole.

Clumsy arrangement of downtown Baton Rouge architecture with crooked two-headed lightpole.
Here too was one of the trees that earned Baton Rouge the appelation "The City of Conifers."

What accounts for the stains on the sidewalk in front of the local bar association?

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In downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 11th, 2…
Added on August 30, 2014

A view upon the distant skyline of the downtown area of the city of Canton, Ohio, near sundown.

A view upon the distant skyline of the downtown area of the city of Canton, Ohio, near sundown.
By this time in my life I had been to a lot of dirt areas next to freeways, but none theretofore had afforded me such a fine view of the city of Canton.

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In Canton, Ohio, on July 23rd, 2008, a view from the southwest corner of We…
Added on July 27, 2014

From a distance!

From a distance!
Empty parking lots are useful for the expansive viewscapes they afford. "I know where I am, and I know what's over there."

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In Wildwood, New Jersey, on December 31st, 2008, off the northwest corner of Atlantic Avenue and East Sch…
Added on March  8, 2014

Daylighting creeks!

Daylighting creeks!
Here is a short section of underground stormsewer that has been converted into an above-ground stormsewer. The riparian zone is a man on a riding lawnmower.

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In downtown Johnson City, Tennessee, on December 27th, 2013, a portion…
Added on January 17, 2014

A fence to keep me away from that, probably for my own good.

A fence to keep me away from that, probably for my own good.
This picture is a look back upon our visit to the East Peoria waterfront. Over there is the U.S. Coast Guard.

There is a "Steak 'n Shake" red sign along a roadside way back there in the distance, so yep, we definitely were still in the city.

I can re…
Added on February  3, 2013

Strange window!

Strange window!
These are terrific where it's hard to figure out which side of the window the different weird things are on. What is the meaning of the repeating pattern of black glyphs upon the strip of Coca-Cola logos?, an unusual question, or is that actually happeni…
Added on September 25, 2012

Out on the streets with the Terre Haute police!

Out on the streets with the Terre Haute police!
I complained to the officer about men on local road crews blocking sidewalks with their laying-down road construction signs, completely unnecessarily, thereby preventing people in wheelchairs from using the sidewalks.

This picture is from 8/30/11 which I…
Added on September 26, 2012

Evocations of word associations!

Evocations of word associations!
Open your mind wide, to any and all of a bottomless number of meanings and connotations.

My idea for a U.S. smalltown business-name is: "Anyways." Don't anybody steal my idea!

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In downtown Burlington, North Carolina, on June 2nd,…
Added on June 27, 2011

Welcome to bituminous insurance.

Welcome to bituminous insurance.
Welcome to the tar-like black & sticky heart of gooey downtown Rock Island, Illinois, where your every footstep feels like a big bite of bitumen. I've heard people talk about insurance cos. as being scammy to their very cores!, as having scams for souls,…
Added on April 23, 2011

Dayton Ohio: depiction of: a piece of: that city's downtown section.

Dayton Ohio: depiction of: a piece of: that city's downtown section.
It gives an okay idea of Dayton's particular weird jumble of charming objects.

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In downtown Dayton, Ohio, on November 26th, 2008, a view from the east side of Red Cross Lane, south of West 1st Street.

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Lib…
Added on February 16, 2011