Tim Kiser's photos with the overhead power lines

Dangle-and-sway of traffic signals, with wires and nonpotholes.

Dangle-and-sway of traffic signals, with wires and nonpotholes.
Here former hole areas of pavement have gotten packed full of holefiller and sculpted into darkened bumpscapes of nonhole. "It feels like there are more wires than sky!" I exclaimed with a smile between bites of Ho Ho.

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In Lansing…
Added on December  2, 2016

Idea for a nondoor.

Idea for a nondoor.
This is giving me a design idea for a fireplace for my house, including the bollards.

No but seriously, this is a bank ("Homestead Savings Bank"), and seeing this I'm ready to give all of my money to it.

No but seriously, it's a smoking shelter for smok…
Added on December  9, 2016

Melting pile of black snow in a smalltown central business district.

Melting pile of black snow in a smalltown central business district.
In downtown Eaton Rapids, Michigan, on March 27th, 2016, on West Hamlin Street, east of South Main Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
GB2615 Snow—United States—Pictorial works.
TD868 Snow removal—United States—Pict…
Added on November  4, 2016

Thorough provision of electricity.

Thorough provision of electricity.
Imagine these are palmtrees. The gravel area is a spread of white beachsand. The parking lot is the parking lot for the beach.

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In downtown Eaton Rapids, Michigan, on March 27th, 2016, along the W. Scott Munn Riverwalk trail, nort…
Added on November 13, 2016

Trump Country is bad.

Trump Country is bad.
In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, at the northeast corner of Pacific Avenue and Maryland Avenue.

The "Trump Taj Mahal Chairman Tower" (left) was erected in 2008. The "Trump Taj Mahal Main Tower" (~center) was erected in 1990. The complex cl…
Added on December 31, 2016

Ideal rural scenery.

Ideal rural scenery.
This is a request for more of this style of ecosystem in U.S. countrysides. I don't know whether it's good for science but it's pretty.

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In Eaton Township, Michigan, on August 16th, 2014, on the north side of Fairview Highway, wes…
Added on October 14, 2016

Flap Jack Family Restaurant is a flapjack restaurant.

Flap Jack Family Restaurant is a flapjack restaurant.
In Lansing Charter Township, Michigan, on November 16th, 2015, at the southeast corner of East Grand River Avenue (Highway M-46) and North Homer Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
GT3911.A2 Signs and signboards—Uni…
Added on December  4, 2016

Going downtown and renting yourself a pink-painted Oriented Strand Board box.

Going downtown and renting yourself a pink-painted Oriented Strand Board box.
This is not a cube.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, on the north side of Fuller Street, east of South Church Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
HF5487 Storage and…
Added on December 24, 2016

In downtown Schenectady, a view of the former Club Illusion and its extensive surroundings.

In downtown Schenectady, a view of the former Club Illusion and its extensive surroundings.
Club Illusion was shut down by the City of Schenectady in coordination with the New York State Liquor Authority in 2013. Look at those windows.

Had I been a Club Illusion clubgoer, my #1 fear while clubgoing would have been: a vehicle crashing into the b…
Added on October 10, 2016

Among the most important components of downtown Schenectady's famous streetscapes are: dangling traffic signals.

Among the most important components of downtown Schenectady's famous streetscapes are: dangling traffic signals.
In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, at the southeast corner of State Street (New York State Route 5) and Erie Boulevard.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
NA9053.S7 Streetscapes (Urban design)—United…
Added on October 13, 2016

Oldstyle paddle-style lites from the 60s-70s probably.

Oldstyle paddle-style lites from the 60s-70s probably.
Clothes & shoes donation boxes: Ever since I switched to wearing Saucony Vegan Shoes, I no longer donate my unwanted shoes. I cook them and eat them.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, on the north side of U…
Added on December 28, 2016

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

Vinebldg of downtown Schenectady.

Vinebldg of downtown Schenectady.
The spectacularly proliferative vinegrowth upon the bldg was encouraged by the nonshade on the bldg's hither side. Paved and vacant over here.

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In downtown Schenectady, New York, on August 29th, 2016, a building at the northeast c…
Added on September 26, 2016

A visit to the Beauty Complete Esthetique in downtown Sault Ste. Marie.

A visit to the Beauty Complete Esthetique in downtown Sault Ste. Marie.
So bright! The esthetique was closed so I wasn't able to get a picture of a Canadian entering the esthetique.

Damn nice sidewalk.

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In downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on July 16th, 2016, on the west side of March Street, north…
Added on December 25, 2016

1913 good-'n'-viny former Orange Order lodge in downtown Sault Ste. Marie.

1913 good-'n'-viny former Orange Order lodge in downtown Sault Ste. Marie.
The memories of the fraternal protestantism and weird activities of the Orangemen is honoured by the weedy abundance of daylilies near the building.

From the 1970s onward the building operated as a thrift store named "The Flea Market." Less than three mo…
Added on December  6, 2016

I warmly regarded a historic building.

I warmly regarded a historic building.
In downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on July 16th, 2016, off the east side of Bingham Street, south of Queen Street East.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
NA6403.C2 Industrial buildings—Canada—Pictorial works.
GT3913.1…
Added on October 11, 2016

This one's called "At the mall — in this case, an attractive shopping mall."

This one's called "At the mall — in this case, an attractive shopping mall."
I figure the Paul Mall has an interesting history? Maybe it was the world's first "business incubator." I don't know.

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In downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on July 16th, 2016, off the south side of Albert Street East, between Br…
Added on October 11, 2016

The lifestyles of the people who wait to catch a city bus each day at a truck-route-to-U.S. sign.

The lifestyles of the people who wait to catch a city bus each day at a truck-route-to-U.S. sign.
Too, orange plastic mesh and queen anne's lace.

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In Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on July 16th, 2016, on the north side of Second Line East (Ontario Highway 550), east of Carmen's Way.

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Library of Congress cl…
Added on December 20, 2016