Tim Kiser's photos with the hotel

My flowerbed, my place.

My flowerbed, my place.
However, the dried-up mudpuddle is not mine.

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In West Valley City, Utah, on May 31st, 2016, at the "My Place Economy Extended Stay" hotel on the north side of Grizzlies Boulevard (a/k/a 3100 South), west of Decker Lake Drive.

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Added on December 23, 2016

I found a Budget Host Inn. The Budget Host brand was established in Fort Worth in 1975.

I found a Budget Host Inn. The Budget Host brand was established in Fort Worth in 1975.
The people at Budget Host are interested in hearing about your impressions of Budget Host, what words you mentally associate with the Budget Host brand, do you trust the brand, etc. Naw I'm just kiddin they don't care.

Personally I feel that the brown &…
Added on October  6, 2016

Ventilations and satellite dishes at sunset at a Motel 6 in Kalamazoo.

Ventilations and satellite dishes at sunset at a Motel 6 in Kalamazoo.
You've stayed at a Motel 6 before, right? So this looks familiar.

The door leads to an electrical room and the sign reminds motel guests to lock their cars.

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In Kalamazoo, Michigan, on May 29th, 2013, outside a Motel 6 on the sou…
Added on October  1, 2016

Detroit skyscrapers as viewed from the glossy gray paint of Windsor.

Detroit skyscrapers as viewed from the glossy gray paint of Windsor.
unpainted parking : "we poor apartment people have to look at that unsightly parking lot every day" : : painted parking : "we lucky apartment people get to look at that attractive parking lot every day"

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In downtown Windsor, Ontar…
Added on June  6, 2016

The #1 thing I want to communicate about this large Marriott hotel is: its 1984 erection.

The #1 thing I want to communicate about this large Marriott hotel is: its 1984 erection.
Is it one of 1984's best buildings? Think of the other buildings built in 1984 and compare this one to all of those, in your mind.

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In Boston on January 7th, 2016, the "Marriott Boston Copley Place" or "Boston Marriott Copley Plac…
Added on July  1, 2016

The #1 thing I want to communicate about this large Westin hotel is: its 1983 erection.

The #1 thing I want to communicate about this large Westin hotel is: its 1983 erection.
Is it one of 1983's best buildings? Think of the other buildings built in 1983 and compare this one to all of those, in your mind.

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In Boston on January 7th, 2016, the "Westin Copley Place" (395 feet tall, completed 1983) as viewe…
Added on July  1, 2016

Come to Atlantic City for Dunkin Donuts guacamole donuts.

Come to Atlantic City for Dunkin Donuts guacamole donuts.
Play at assuming the affect of a shattered/ruined person as you sit and eat.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, on the Boardwalk at South Kentucky Avenue.

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Library of Congress classification…
Added on January  5, 2016

The 1986 architecture of the 4th-tallest building in Battle Creek Michigan inspires me to greater and greater success in personal wealth amassment.

The 1986 architecture of the 4th-tallest building in Battle Creek Michigan inspires me to greater and greater success in personal wealth amassment.
It's a hundred eighty five feet tall and inspiring in color.

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In downtown Battle Creek, Michigan, on October 11th, 2014, the McCamly Plaza Hotel as viewed from the northeast corner of Southwest Capital Avenue and West Jackson Stre…
Added on February 18, 2016

An assisted living facility!

An assisted living facility!
It was the "Harrington Hotel" for 90 years following its erection in 1896, and presently it is "The Harrington Inn: Living With Assistance."

According to its historic marker, the bldg exhibits "a unique blend of Romanesque, Classical and Queen Anne archi…
Added on August 10, 2015

Erected 1926!!

Erected 1926!!
A look around the internet reveals these:
• It is 120 feet tall.
• It was the Hayes Hotel, a/k/a the Hotel Hayes, erected in 1926 and closed in 1975.
• It was used for offices of the public utility Consumers Energy from 1975 to 2003, and has been vacant s…
Added on February  3, 2015

Wanting very badly to see a chimney.

Wanting very badly to see a chimney.
I wanted so badly to see it, I zoomed way way in on it.

Sometime, I'd like to see it with smoke billowing flamboyantly from it — just billowing like crazy, and getting wind-whipped every which way, think of it.

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In downtown Morga…
Added on May 27, 2015

A building in flowers.

A building in flowers.
Ah here was the "LeClaire Apartments" building, which was originally the "LeClaire Hotel."

This was perfect!, a hotel building framed in flowers of Callery pear trees, the objectionable odor of which infamously resembles that of a substance that is infam…
Added on January 30, 2015

"Injure/kill a worker," imperative sentence.

"Injure/kill a worker," imperative sentence.
These signs are all over Michigan, but I rarely see any workers I could injure or kill.

I know from my experiences of driving cars around the state of Michigan that "Injure kill a worker! Injure kill a worker!" is a fun and easy-to-remember chant for pas…
Added on May 10, 2015

Unusually good and funny building.

Unusually good and funny building.
It's a motel!, isn't that something?

I'm not saying I think it would be a good place to spend the night or live in for a year, I just like to look at the details of its architecture from out here. The staircase canopy, for instance.

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Added on December  6, 2014

A Frankfort grandness.

A Frankfort grandness.
This was simple, in the old unkind sense of saying a person is simple, short for simple-minded.

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In downtown Frankfort, Kentucky, on June 14th, 2014, the "Capital Plaza Hotel," erected in 1984 and renovated in 2001, as viewed from…
Added on February 14, 2015

The Aracoma.

The Aracoma.
It was erected in 1917 and demolished in December 2010, following a fire the previous month.

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In downtown Logan, West Virginia, on July 23rd, 2010, the Aracoma Hotel at the northeast corner of Main Street and Cole Street.

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Added on April  7, 2014

Ghastly Tudor Revival architecture of downtown Urbana Illinois.

Ghastly Tudor Revival architecture of downtown Urbana Illinois.
Believe me I won't need caution tape to keep me away! Unfortunately this was during a refurbishment project instead of an effort to remove the thing to an awful theme park someplace.

I do enjoy mocking people who want Tudor Revival, but the architecture…
Added on April 15, 2014

Sculpting a water feature from a giant loaf of manure.

Sculpting a water feature from a giant loaf of manure.
I'm just kidding it's some other kind of material besides manure.

Mechanically babbling waters descend splashingly downslope, in parallel to the driveway of an elevated parking deck in Myrtle Beach. At the bottom of their brown thing, the waters are s…
Added on January 15, 2013