Tim Kiser's photos with the southeastern Michigan

Colorful fall evening in downtown Ypsilanti.

Colorful fall evening in downtown Ypsilanti.
Why haven't you visited Ypsilanti lately.

-----------------------

In downtown Ypsilanti, Michigan, on October 14th, 2013, the north side of West Michigan Avenue (Highway M-17) as viewed from northeast corner of its intersection with North Adams Street.…
Added on November  6, 2016

Gated doors and electric meters.

Gated doors and electric meters.
A roof over your head while you fumble with your keys in the rain. A complex network of downspouts.

-----------------------

In downtown Ypsilanti, Michigan, on October 14th, 2013, in an alley east of North Washington Street, north of West Michigan Avenu…
Added on September  4, 2016

PINK'S 'N' GREEN'S.

PINK'S 'N' GREEN'S.
DOWNSPOUT'S 'N' ELECTRIC METER'S.

-----------------------

In downtown Ypsilanti, Michigan, on October 14th, 2013, in an alley east of North Washington Street, north of West Michigan Avenue.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classification id…
Added on September 29, 2016

Favorite oil change sign.

Favorite oil change sign.
This style of roadside sign is going out of style. This one is framed by a string of christmas lights.

-----------------------

In Ypsilanti, Michigan, on October 14th, 2013, outside Express Quick Lube on the north side of East Michigan Avenue (Highway M…
Added on December  1, 2016

A "welcome home" arbor.

A "welcome home" arbor.
In downtown Ypsilanti, Michigan, on October 14th, 2013, on the east side of South Huron Street, south of West Michigan Avenue.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classification ideas:
QK773 Climbing plants—Pictorial works.
TH9732 Wire fencing—P…
Added on December 26, 2016

Ypsilanti picture.

Ypsilanti picture.
Yellow brick door with golden siding and frightening electric pole and corrugated downspout.

-----------------------

In downtown Ypsilanti, Michigan, on October 14th, 2013, in an alley south of Pearl Street, east of North Washington Street.

-----------…
Added on December 27, 2016

Fascinating lagoon.

Fascinating lagoon.
This settling pond is adjacent to a popular recreational trail and needs explanatory signage. There is a water treatment plant on the other side of the street in the distance, and I assume the pond is associated with that. But I need a thorough descriptio…
Added on March 23, 2016

Passing thru a mown land on a long track.

Passing thru a mown land on a long track.
The land only seemed clean.

-----------------------

In Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, a view from the Kiwanis Trail between Oak Hill Boulevard and Bent Oak Avenue.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classification ideas:
TE233 Grave…
Added on July 24, 2016

Autumnal transmission tower in delightful Michigan.

Autumnal transmission tower in delightful Michigan.
It seems like it ought to be taller?, oh well.

-----------------------

In Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, a view from the Kiwanis Trail between Oak Hill Boulevard and Bent Oak Avenue.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classification…
Added on August  6, 2016

Fall on a sidewalk.

Fall on a sidewalk.
This might be an eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) but how can I be 100% certain of that?

-----------------------

In downtown Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, on the north side of West Church Street, west of South Winter Street.

--------------…
Added on September  9, 2016

Blue nonsign of OK and Coast to Coast Livin.

Blue nonsign of OK and Coast to Coast Livin.
I didn't write these particular messages, but I too have thought of "coast to coast livin" as being what I do, and I have written this on things. Sometimes I write "nonstop talkin" on things also, and "dinner eatin." However, I only ever write "OK" on pap…
Added on August 18, 2016

Touchdown of fire escape.

Touchdown of fire escape.
"Neat huh," I said aloud as I took pictures, and then I whispered it: "Neat huh."

-----------------------

In downtown Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, at the northwest corner of Pearl Street and South Winter Street.

-----------------------

Lib…
Added on June 21, 2016

Numerous, numerous overhead electric lines, but none are attached to the electric lamppost on the yellow island of white flowers in the parking lot.

Numerous, numerous overhead electric lines, but none are attached to the electric lamppost on the yellow island of white flowers in the parking lot.
What a wired city! And lit up!

-----------------------

In downtown Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, on the south side of Washburn Street between North Winter Street and North Main Street.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classificat…
Added on November 23, 2016

Doing the balls-of-flowers thing on a plaza.

Doing the balls-of-flowers thing on a plaza.
"Life should be full of strangeness" — well, OK!

-----------------------

In downtown Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, at the "Adrian Farmers Market"/"Adrian Pavilion" on the north side of Toledo Street, east of North Main Street.

--------------…
Added on April  1, 2016

A smiling walking frosty boy has a cone, and a building has a lineup of cones.

A smiling walking frosty boy has a cone, and a building has a lineup of cones.
I have an idea for the comic strip Nancy: A smiling walking Nancy carries an inverted traffic cone filled with ice cream.

-----------------------

In downtown Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, at the northeast corner of South Broad Street and East…
Added on March 31, 2016

This one's called "Ol' Backsides."

This one's called "Ol' Backsides."
Here were old backsides with downspouts.

-----------------------

In downtown Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, a view of the north side of Maiden Lane, west of South Main Street.

-----------------------

Library of Congress classification ideas:…
Added on November 23, 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.

-----------------------

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

The public art is lifting up its surroundings, making them beautiful.

The public art is lifting up its surroundings, making them beautiful.
Imagine you're looking at this scenery but the sculpture is gone. How does that make you feel? Definitely very unhappy of course.

-----------------------

In Adrian, Michigan, on October 25th, 2015, the sculpture Sentinel by Brian Ferriby, on the north s…
Added on May 30, 2016