Tim Kiser's photos with the February

Unusually bad logo on a sign with abundant whitespace and soiled cappuccino.

Unusually bad logo on a sign with abundant whitespace and soiled cappuccino.
"I want TINY WORDS, tinier than you've ever put on a sign before, and huge expanses of blank white space," were the instructions to the designer. I think of Quality Dairy flavored coffees everytime I see a piece of dirty plastic.

Gas sure is cheap.

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Added on November 28, 2016

Likeable planter.

Likeable planter.
No plants, it's February.

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In downtown Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, at the entrance to a parking garage owned by "COMPARK Complete Parking Services Inc." on the south side of Pitt Street West, west of Dougall Avenue.…
Added on September  4, 2016

Windsor Ontario ideal destination for 18-to-20-year-old Americans.

Windsor Ontario ideal destination for 18-to-20-year-old Americans.
1:45 a.m. is not the time to concern yourself with the details of U.S.-to-Canadian currency conversion. Drink drink drink!

The window to the left of the door reminds me of my childhood bedroom window.

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In downtown Windsor, Ontari…
Added on September  6, 2016

Open-mouthed animal.

Open-mouthed animal.
Look into its eyes then try to tell me animals don't experience emotions, the same as us people do.

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Along Lake St. Clair in Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, in Sandpoint Park on the north side of Riverside Drive East, we…
Added on September  3, 2016

Excellent view of 1975's "Westcourt Place" from down here near the pizza.

Excellent view of 1975's "Westcourt Place" from down here near the pizza.
Don't you wish that all of those apartment lifestyles were your lifestyles. 1975 was a very good year for brown architecture. The prime minister was Pierre Trudeau.

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In downtown Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, Westcourt…
Added on September  2, 2016

Locally famous pavement hump at the payphone at Rose Convenience.

Locally famous pavement hump at the payphone at Rose Convenience.
For years people have been loving it and talking about it and laughing about it. "The pavement hump! haha, haha" etc.

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In Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, outside "Rose Convenience #1" at the northwest corner of Wyandotte…
Added on June  9, 2016

"Royal Windsor Terrace" condominium tower, erected 1981.

"Royal Windsor Terrace" condominium tower, erected 1981.
I hereby rename it "Royal Windsor Terrace 1981" to comply with my recent edict that the names of all buildings must incorporate their Erection Years.

The intent of my edict is: Easy satisfaction of curiosity.

It was wrong to deny balconies to the upper-…
Added on June  8, 2016

Several useful examples of Windsor Ontario architecture including a historic chimney.

Several useful examples of Windsor Ontario architecture including a historic chimney.
I'll definitely be keeping this picture in mind for future reference.

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In downtown Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, a view from the 4th level of the Pelissier/Park parking garage at the southeast corner of Pelissier Stree…
Added on June  7, 2016

An exec•u•centre.

An exec•u•centre.
At this execucentre, are the letters carved into the columns or painted onto the columns? I'll leave it to you to decide. There are no wrong answers.

Have you ever needed execucentre services? Tell about it in comments.

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In downt…
Added on June 15, 2016

We need to LIFT UP the schoolbuses to the tops of the walls.

We need to LIFT UP the schoolbuses to the tops of the walls.
The wall is devilsfood-themed with a strip of ornamental postwar repetitive pattern. Don't get too happy about it!

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In Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, at the northeast corner of Elliott Street East and Dufferin Place.

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Added on June 14, 2016

Windsor Ontario grove of AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA amid plenty of impervious surface.

Windsor Ontario grove of AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA amid plenty of impervious surface.
Dormant but come spring when their glorious leaves come out they'll be known as "ghetto palms."

I sure didn't need to come all the way to Canada to see Ailanthus altissima yet here I was.

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In Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2…
Added on June 13, 2016

Canadian food. Large Rs of CadbuRy cReme mcflurRy.

Canadian food. Large Rs of CadbuRy cReme mcflurRy.
I watched the sunrise from my inn room and ate a kale & feta MORE-NING McWRAP and kept off flower beds — in Canada!

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In Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, on the west side of Goyeau Street, south of Wyandotte Street East.…
Added on June 12, 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 pink moons and yellow fireworks of a visit to Cheetah's Nudie.

The pink moons and yellow fireworks of a visit to Cheetah's Nudie.
Hard to see!: above the words "adult entertainment" is a turned-off neon sign that says "Sizzling."

I accidentally got the shadow of my headgear in the picture, sorry!

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In downtown Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, on the…
Added on September  1, 2016

Windsor Ontario good collection of buildings.

Windsor Ontario good collection of buildings.
"Crackin that pavement, mmm-mmm-mmm," I said. "This is a city aint it!"

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In downtown Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, in an alley between Dougall Avenue and Victoria Avenue, south of University Avenue West.

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Added on August 31, 2016

Good view of a nonrailroad in brown scenery in Canada.

Good view of a nonrailroad in brown scenery in Canada.
International picture!!, on account of the skyscrapers in the center distance being in Detroit, U.S.

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In Windsor, Ontario, on February 20th, 2016, a view from the north side of University Avenue West, east of Salter Avenue.

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Added on June 11, 2016

Ah the Red Cedar River in the cold.

Ah the Red Cedar River in the cold.
"When the river thaws, I wish for the water to retain a milky white opacity, forever," I prayed, and I tossed a Lincoln penny onto the frozen surface.

Can you believe people used to talk about phasing out pennies?

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In East Lansi…
Added on April 23, 2016

Large puddle of dirty slushwater, bad to have.

Large puddle of dirty slushwater, bad to have.
I felt like I was the only person looking closely and carefully at this stuff.

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In Ann Arbor, Michigan, on February 21st, 2014, on the south side of Lawrence Street between North State Street and North Division Street.

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Added on January 19, 2015