Tim Kiser's photos with the partly cloudy

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

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

Erected 1990!!!!!

Erected 1990!!!!!
"Wonderful architecture. Absolutely spectacular," I said as I took pictures. Then I put my camera in my satchel and spent a few minutes alternately waving to and clapping my hands at the workers inside.

My happiness was tempered by the noise of a raucous…
Added on September 25, 2016

If it's summer you can find me out on the water.

If it's summer you can find me out on the water.
The building at the right is a casino. You should go in and gamble away your checking account while I stay out here and look at the duck.

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In downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on July 16th, 2016, Fort Creek as viewed from a pede…
Added on October 24, 2016

Water of southern Northern Ontario.

Water of southern Northern Ontario.
This was pretty except for the hateful goose.

The water takes on the shadow of the viewing platform from which I viewed it.

I stood here for an hour trying to get Google Glass to tell me what the hell species of plant that is in the water with the float…
Added on October 24, 2016

View of Fort Creek from above it.

View of Fort Creek from above it.
So weird!

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In Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on July 16th, 2016, Fort Creek as viewed from a pedestrian/bicycle bridge on the Hub Trail in the Fort Creek Conservation Area, between Second Line East and Third Line East.

Fort Creek flo…
Added on October 18, 2016

Good view of a hexagonal concrete drop inlet structure at a dam.

Good view of a hexagonal concrete drop inlet structure at a dam.
It spoke aloud to me as I approached it: "I am a drop inlet structure. During severe flood events, excess water can overtop me — instead of overtopping the nearby dam! I will safely move the excess water to a channel underneath the dam." Its voice resembl…
Added on December 21, 2016

A convention center's plastic skylights, baking in Florida summer heat.

A convention center's plastic skylights, baking in Florida summer heat.
Those things aren't gonna age well, but oh well it's not my problem.

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Southwest of Orlando, Florida, on June 27th, 2016, in the west concourse of the Orange County Convention Center.

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Added on September 24, 2016

Partly cloudy up top, and partly planted/partly paved down below.

Partly cloudy up top, and partly planted/partly paved down below.
"An unkempt mixture of palm trees and pavement," I tsked as I took pictures. "Look at this," I said sourly.

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Southwest of Orlando, Florida, on June 26th, 2016, a view from the southeast corner of the south hall of the Orange Count…
Added on September 24, 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

Arizona desert town Italian cypress.

Arizona desert town Italian cypress.
Interesting funfact: the tree and horizon make a plus symbol (+) in the center of the pic.

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In Tombstone, Arizona, on October 9th, 2015, a Cupressus sempervirens (Mediterranean cypress, Italian cypress, Tuscan cypress, graveyard c…
Added on October  7, 2016

A wagoneer area.

A wagoneer area.
For this one I was a happy desert tourist in an orange wagoneer area.

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In Bisbee, Arizona, on October 9th, 2015, a view toward Brewery Avenue from Taylor Avenue.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:…
Added on September 22, 2016

Webpictures of badwater pools at the bottoms of pitmines.

Webpictures of badwater pools at the bottoms of pitmines.
In Bisbee, Arizona, on October 9th, 2015, at the Lavender Pit scenic overlook on the south side of Arizona State Route 80 (former U.S. Route 80).

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TN443.A5 Copper mines and mining—United S…
Added on September 22, 2016

Old familiar IGA logo and weird unfamiliar IGA logo.

Old familiar IGA logo and weird unfamiliar IGA logo.
Lefthand comfort and righthand discomfort. Tall column of siding!

Two garbage cans seems like one too many but I'm not from around here so maybe there's more to the story than what I could know.

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In Mackinaw City, Michigan, on Ju…
Added on December 29, 2016

Ah the treelessness of the urban waters of Brush Creek in Johnson City, on full view.

Ah the treelessness of the urban waters of Brush Creek in Johnson City, on full view.
And I do mean full — do I ever!

I intentionally disrespected Burlington by chopping off its n.

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In Johnson City, Tennessee, on December 28th, 2013, Brush Creek as viewed from the south side of North Broadway Street.

Brush Creek…
Added on October 27, 2016

An 11-ounce tub of pimento cheese salad is a meal — what a meal!

An 11-ounce tub of pimento cheese salad is a meal — what a meal!
The buildings and lightpole are straight-up-and-down vertical, so I don't know why the truck is crooked.

Grissom is an appetizing word. I'm getting hungry for a mayonnaise-bound meat salad.

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In Johnson City, Tennessee, on Decembe…
Added on November  3, 2016

Rural utility pole.

Rural utility pole.
It is a plant now.

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In Martin Township in Allegan County, Michigan, on May 29th, 2013, on the east side of 3rd Street between 116th Avenue and 118th Avenue.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TK324…
Added on September 30, 2016

I see where you've been searching the worldwide web for pictures of the Gun River in southwestern Michigan.

I see where you've been searching the worldwide web for pictures of the Gun River in southwestern Michigan.
Well here one is. It's copyrighted, you're only allowed to look at it. You can't take it and republish it on some other website.

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In Martin Township in Allegan County, Michigan, on May 29th, 2013, the Gun River as viewed from the…
Added on October 27, 2016